Drugs Petition Reaches Parliament

Drugs Petition Reaches Parliament

13.02.2014
Britain's "hopelessly out-of-date" drug laws could now be debated in Parliament after 100,000 people signed a petition. The success of...
Norman Baker Tightens Restrictions On Ketamine

Norman Baker Tightens Restrictions On Ketamine

12.02.2014
Ketamine is being upgraded to a Class B, the government has announced. Lib Dem minister Norman Baker said he wanted to send a message...
Legal High Deaths Surge In UK

Legal High Deaths Surge In UK

12.02.2014
Deaths linked to so-called legal highs in the UK have surged, according to a troubling new report. The number of cases in which novel psychoactive...
14p Crack Pipe Vending Machines Will 'Curb Spread Of HIV & Hepatitis C'

14p Crack Pipe Vending Machines Will 'Curb Spread Of HIV & Hepatitis C'

Sara C Nelson  10.02.2014
Two crack pipe vending machines have been installed in a Vancouver neighbourhood. The machines dispense Pyrex crack pipes for just 25...
Drugs And Prostitutes Could Make The UK £10 Billion Richer

Drugs And Prostitutes Could Make The UK £10 Billion Richer

Asa Bennett  10.02.2014
Britain makes £10 billion a year thanks to drug dealers and prostitutes, the government's statistics watchdog is set to confirm. The...
'The Status Quo Is Failing'

'The Status Quo Is Failing'

9.02.2014
Nick Clegg has attacked the Conservative Party for refusing to consider a reform of the drug laws. The Deputy Prime Minister called for...
Slings, Slamming and Chem-sex

Slings, Slamming and Chem-sex

8.02.2014
The story I'm going to tell concerns three individuals, whom we'll call (with a hat-tip to Mr Tarantino) Mr Pink, Mr Orange and Mr Black....
Russell Brand Calls For Drugs Law Overhaul After Philip Seymour Hoffman Death

Russell Brand Calls For Drugs Law Overhaul After Philip Seymour Hoffman Death

6.02.2014
Russell Brand has renewed his call for an overhaul of drug laws, following the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, calling the Oscar-winning...
A Note About Philip Seymour Hoffman: Addiction Is Not Selfish

A Note About Philip Seymour Hoffman: Addiction Is Not Selfish

4.02.2014
Anyone who thinks dying from an overdose is selfish has a weird idea of what an addict wants out of life. There comes a point at which...
Philip Seymour Hoffman and Heroin

Philip Seymour Hoffman and Heroin

3.02.2014
So another life is lost, to be blamed on the use of heroin. Thus the so-called "war on drugs" will be perpetuated. The lessons of prohibition...

Mourn Phillip Seymour Hoffman: Rethink Drugs

3.02.2014
For many, the death of thirty-one year old Cory Monteith is still fresh in the mind. Deaths of these kinds can only be described as a tragic...
'RT If You Have Drugs'

'RT If You Have Drugs'

2.02.2014
It's an unconventional way to snare criminals. An account manned by Greater Manchester Police invited followers: 'Do you live in Little...
'Send Us Your Drugs'

'Send Us Your Drugs'

31.01.2014
The Welsh Government has set up a website to test legal highs. People will be able to send substances anonymously to the site, where they...
'Science Simply Doesn't Support This Verdict': Cannabis Death Inquest Challenged By Advocacy Group

'Science Simply Doesn't Support This Verdict': Cannabis Death Inquest Challenged By Advocacy Group

Sara C Nelson  30.01.2014
An advocacy group has challenged the verdict of an inquest which states a mother-of-three’s death was a direct result of cannabis poisoning....