Cannabis

A major study into the effect of cannabis consumption on multiple sclerosis (MS) patients has concluded the drug makes no
A teenager who laced chocolate brownies he made in a home economics lesson with cannabis has been expelled after the prank
As a drug policy pedant, it was with great interest that I noted BBC Three's Free Speech were to address the drugs debate - the discourse had raged on Free Speech's social media and blogs for a few weeks prior to the show.
Cannabis farmers steal around £200 million of electricity every year to grow their illegal crops, according to figures out
A senior Green Party councillor is facing calls to resign after making a "highly offensive" remark about "raping and looting
More than 20 cannabis farms and factories were discovered by police every day last year as they seized drugs which could
Russell Brand speaks sense. It's important that people recognise this, because it would be so easy to dismiss him. He's a comedian, therefore he masks a lot of his own serious emotions and insecurities in self-ridicule and jokes.
Dear Winston Matthews, Words simply cannot express how I felt when I learned of your incarceration.
Over the past couple of weeks I have visited Occupy's Finsbury Square camp several times and each time have returned home disappointed with the pictures and the interviews.
Campaigners for the legalisation of cannabis in New Zealand have filled a vending machine with the illegal drug in a stunt
I'm not a fan of rebuttals, they can often be interpreted as rude or standoffish. This is certainly not the flavour of my
When I was a student I thought cannabis was a harmless pastime, no worse than alcohol, and I was encouraged by the fact that it's not addictive. Many years later I ended up working for an addiction rehab clinic in Scotland where I found out that not only is cannabis addictive but the skunk version of the drug is known to send as many as 20% of users into a psychotic state.
A 29-year-old man, whose face is emblazoned with a giant skull tattoo, has avoided jail after stealing thousands of pounds
Cannabis, a class-B drug available on prescription as a medicinal remedy for multiple sclerosis patients, could also be used
Sir Richard Branson will tell MPs on Tuesday that the government should consider decriminalising drugs. The war on drugs
Drug policy reform has received many endorsees, from Kofi Annan and Richard Branson, to a fleet of Nobel Prize winners and
There is much debate as to what the best model of future drug control might look like, but the important thing is not the specific policy to be implemented, but the principles upon which they will be founded and the freedom for countries to experiment with new approaches.
One of Europe's most notorious drug dealers will "defend himself to the hilt" against a court order designed to stop him
Dawn raids smoked out criminals all over London on Thursday as thousands of officers seized drugs and lethal weapons during
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.