A regulated market is not, and should not be, a free-for-all. Good regulation needs to promote public health, human rights and social justice.
Reaction to the UK Government's disappointing response to the Scottish Affairs Committee report on problem drug use.
The UK's already overcrowded prisons face a rapidly escalating public health catastrophe from COVID-19. A number of countries have already started the managed release of prisoners.
The COVID-19 crisis has now left an impact on every aspect of our lives, and we need to ramp up support for people with drug problems for the safety of wider society.
We looked at the Human Rights Watch World Report to analyse how drug policies led to human rights abuses in the past year.
The newly released review into the UK's Drug Policy by Dame Carol Black provides a damning picture of drug policy failures.
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.
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).