Joseph Fiennes Defends THAT Portrayal Of Michael Jackson That Never Aired

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Joseph Fiennes has broken his silence on his controversial portrayal of Michael Jackson, in a project so derided it was pulled from screen before it w...

10 Reasons Why Closing Fabric Is A 'Buck Passing' Answer To Drug Problems

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK

London’s famous Fabric nightclub has been closed over a “culture of drug use”, but charities and campaigners argue the move will make tragedies ...

Louise Ridley

Forget 'Chipping Snorton', Young David Cameron Was The Man Who Could Have Legalised Drugs | Louise Ridley | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK

The first installment of Lord Ashcroft's unauthorised biography of David Cameron gave the British press enough salacious gossip for a year, but in the...

Jack Sommers

Politicians Said Drugs Law Should Be Based On Human Rights. The Press Were Unhappy. And Wrong. | Jack Sommers | Posted 22.08.2015 | UK

A landmark report by politicians, calling for a more liberal drug regime based on human rights, had one detail that attracted particular attention. ...

Turns Out All That Stuff About Harsh Punishments Stopping Drug Use Is Rubbish

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK

The level of illegal drug use is not affected by how "tough" a country is when punishing those caught, a groundbreaking report has found, in what has ...

Jack Sommers

Why Are A Record Number Of Children Being Treated For Cannabis Addiction? | Jack Sommers | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK

The number of children receiving treatment for addiction to cannabis has hit a record high, with one expert warning the age they try the drug for the ...

Jack Sommers

How Dangerous Synthetic Cannabis Became Britain's Most Popular New Legal High | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK

FROM OUR ARCHIVE: This article was originally published on May 28, 2014 and was re-published on May 21, 2015 after five students were hospitalised aft...

Can a Person Really Change?

Claire Brummell | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Brummell

The more I've become the kind of woman I want to be, both in and out of a relationship, the man in my life has become even more of the kind of man that I really appreciate...and he was pretty amazing to begin with!

Skunk Cannabis and Dad-Dancing in Drug Policy

Jason Reed | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

Oh good, the obligatory news has broken that 'Super Strength Skunk' has invaded the isles and is wreaking havoc on UK shores. For those that work in drug policy, this story is similar to May Day: it comes round annually and leads to all kinds of pageantry - complete with bell ringing and the clashing of batons in a calamitous Morris-style jig.

Film Screening: 'The House I Live In' at The Oval Space - An Event That Should Not Be Missed

Jason Reed | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Reed

Owing to its immeasurable impact there is a special screening: On 11 December, at the prestigious Oval Space, Bethnal Green, The House I Live In will be shown with the accompaniment of a panel discussion complete with the erudite people who are on the frontlines of the drug policy discourse.

The US Elections: History Was Made, But Not by Obama

Jason Reed | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

On the US election night, there were a host of unprecedented referendums that included three states proposing full-blown reform and regulation of their marijuana laws, in essence, and to use the shorthand, marijuana would be legalised. Those who follow drug policy held their collective breath (if they were awake to see it) as the results poured in from Washington, Oregon and Colorado.

Open Letter to Winston Matthews - Prisoner Number A8167CK

Jason Reed | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Reed

Dear Winston Matthews, Words simply cannot express how I felt when I learned of your incarceration.

In Reply - Can Cannabis Drive You Crazy?

Jason Reed | Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Reed

I'm not a fan of rebuttals, they can often be interpreted as rude or standoffish. This is certainly not the flavour of my reply, and so with this amp...

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.

The Need to Rethink All Attitudes Regarding Drugs

Jason Reed | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK
Jason Reed

If we are serious about preventing teenage substance abuse, we need far stronger and rational mechanisms in place over our current approach.

"We've been fighting a drugs war for 40 years, that war is lost, and completely unwinnable"

Jason Reed | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK
Jason Reed

"We've been fighting a drugs war for 40 years, that war is lost, and completely unwinnable." These were the eminent words of Mr James Duffy from Law...