UK Drugs Policy

Young Britons Are Helping Fuel The Comeback Of A More Dangerous Ecstasy

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education

The "sophisticated" marketing of ecstasy is behind a rapid rise in its use by young Europeans, a report has found. Tactics such as branding, shapes, c...

Major Drop In Cannabis Arrests Is 'Decriminalisation By Stealth'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK

Figures showing arrests for cannabis possession in England and Wales have almost halved have divided police and pro-cannabis campaigners who say they ...

Duncan Macmillan: Why The Theatre Must Do Battle With Netflix

The Huffington Post | Jessie Thompson | Posted 29.03.2016 | UK

When People Places and Things opened in the West End last week, it didn’t do so quietly. After selling out the National Theatre’s intimate Dorfm...

Pigs Aside, Cameron's Drug Policy Hypocrisy Is One of the Biggest Lord Ashcroft Revelations

Niamh Eastwood | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Politics
Niamh Eastwood

It is the hypocrisy of this policy - where our Prime Minister, and other politicians, have committed the same actions as the tens of thousands of people we criminalise every year - that should drive the basis for reform. The saddest thing is that Cameron knows this.