Today’s election result has changed the political landscape. It may seem to be all about Brexit, but once the dust has settled, the new government is going to have to get back to the business of addressing the deep, underlying social problems this country faces. Like it or not, one of those issues must be drug policy.
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Press Release For immediate release 26th November 2019 Illegal drug markets in Europe spiralling out of control Europol and the European Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction have [...]
With less than three weeks until the general election on 12 December, most of the main UK political parties have now published their manifestos. We’ve gone through them to highlight where those parties stand on drug policy.
On the anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, we look at how prohibition fails to protect children
Hitting Heroin and Crack Markets: Funding Heroin Assisted Treatment through increased Proceeds of Crime Act Money.
One of the barriers to Heroin Assisted Treatment is a lack of funding. In this briefing we explain how to seed-fund HAT using the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA).
The Scottish Affairs Committee has made an uncompromising call for reform of drug policy. We welcome the demand for decriminalisation and a public health approach, but think change needs to go further.
This is part 2 of Transform's interview with 5 leading Canadian policy experts.
On the one year anniversary we asked 5 leading Canadian policy experts on their view on how the groundbreaking new policy was progressing.
Parliament's health and social care select committee has published a new report stating unambiguously that our drug laws are broken and ineffective, and have put forward recommendations that should be acted upon.
One year ago, Canada legalised cannabis for recreational purposes. What can we learn from that experience, and how might Canada develop its cannabis policy to improve outcomes across society? This briefing looks back at the first year and considers next steps.