MPs call for legalisation of cannabis…

First Published on on November 21st 2016. MPs call for legalisation of cannabis amid warning UK is falling behind in its drug policies Cannabis is the most widely used illegal drug in the UK, with 6.7 per cent of adults aged 16 to 59 using it in the past year The UK should follow […]

People in the West Midlands Are Really Into Growing Weed

Full article published on the Vice website, 11th August 2016. West Midlands Cannabis Capital of the UK If you needed another reason to quit selling weed other than your annoying hippy clients and the constant, debilitating paranoia that comes with being a dealer, you should know that the cops are probably already onto you – […]

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 […]

How Widely Available Is Morphine In The World?

POSTED ON: By Keri Blakinger 29th October 2015. Global Commission on Drug Policy released a report last week detailing the lack of access to painkillers across the globe. Ninety-two percent of the world’s morphine is taken by just 17% of the world’s population. That was just one of the conclusions of the Global Commission […]