Countries Decriminalising Drugs

Full article published on the Governance and Justice Group website, 14th March 2016. Increasing Number of Countries Decriminalising Drugs Ahead of UN Debate on Global Drugs Policy ‘Report finds decriminalisation improves public health and social outcomes, saves governments money, and does not increase drug use’ Report finds decriminalisation improves public health and social outcomes, saves […]

Lancet Report Calling For Drug Decriminalisation…

Full article published in the Huffington Post, 24th March 2016. Lancet Report Calling For Drug Decriminalisation Means Reformists Can No Longer Be Branded ‘Crazed Drug Users’ ‘Countries are neglecting their legal responsibilities’ While calls for decriminalisation are nothing new, the “huge significance of the report is its provenance”, said Steve Rolles, of drugs reform think-tank […]

Howard Marks obituary

Published in the Guardian, Monday 11 April 2016 Cannabis dealer who treated smuggling as a mission, wrote a bestselling autobiography and gave sold-out performances Howard Marks, who has died aged 70 of cancer, was Britain’s best-known and most charming drug smuggler, and also a successful author and raconteur. He translated a lifetime of international cannabis […]