We need to look beyond cannabis, and grasp the difficult question of how we can regulate stimulants
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In this guest post, our Chair describes how her experience in criminal law has informed her views on drug policy
GW Pharmaceuticals' growing facility. (Image: GW Pharmaceuticals) Press Release 05 March 2018 No Embargo New UN report reveals UK is world’s biggest producer of medical cannabis A new report [...]
Because cannabis is banned, ‘Spice’ was developed as a ‘legal high’ alternative. Repeated attempts to ban Spice have failed to stop use rising among homeless people, and in prisons. More [...]
**PRESS RELEASE** – Canada Opens Shops Selling Cannabis for Recreational Use. Becomes First Commonwealth Country To Do SoBen Campbell2019-05-07T17:02:51+01:00
Press Release 15 Oct 2018 No Embargo Canada Opens Shops Selling Cannabis for Recreational Use Becomes First Commonwealth Country To Do So. UK-based think-tank, Transform Drug Policy Foundation, advised [...]
The phrase ‘Drugs and Alcohol’ plays into the hands of the alcohol industry. It’s time society stopped using it.Ben Campbell2019-05-28T16:19:33+01:00
A few years ago Transform suggested to a senior civil servant dealing with drugs legislation at the Home Office that they should stop using the phrase ‘drugs and alcohol’, and [...]
An increasingly common way young people are exposed to organised crime is through ‘County Lines Exploitation’. Like alcohol Prohibition in the US during the 1920’s & 30’s, drug prohibition has [...]
Press Release 1 November 2018 No Embargo Mexican Supreme Court Ruling Means Recreational Cannabis is Now Legal for Adults. Yesterday (31 Oct) the Mexican Supreme Court ruled that [...]
Press Release For immediate release 19/11/2018 Psychoactive Substances Act: Government Review Admits Extensive Failure. Today the Home Office released a review of its 2016 Psychoactive Substances Act (PSA) which [...]
This week (July 19 2017), Uruguay became the first country in the world to introduce a nationwide legally regulated retail market for the production and supply of cannabis for non-medical [...]