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Iceland, iTunes and UK Parliament: Breaking the Taboo with Sam Branson

Jason Reed | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

Drugs can often prove to be an arduous, convoluted conversation. To try and unpick the tangled knot that is global drug policy is fairly impossible. T...

Drugs: Why Evidence Based Policies Must Lead the Way

Jason Reed | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK
Jason Reed

It's time that the burden of proof was shifted. The case for reform is firm and hard to ignore. The rationale for keeping the drug laws anchored needs justifying, and evidence must be placed by those who want to keep the 'drug war' alive.

Former MI5 Head Backs Calls To Legalise Drugs

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.11.2011 | UK Politics

The former head of MI5 has backed calls to legalise some drugs, saying drug policy should no longer be a "taboo subject". Speaking at a meeting of ...

Legalise It, Say Lords

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK Politics

First there was the sleeping, then the swearing and now the House of Lords want to legalise drugs. Well, some of them do. An event on drugs policy ...