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Another Judge Displays Ignorance, Prejudice And Dispenses Misleading Advice On Cannabis

Anyone in England and Wales is SIX TIMES more likely to be admitted to hospital for mental health problems related to alcohol than to cannabinoids.

Peter Reynolds. BBC Radio Tees, 30th May 2014

BBC Radio Tees asked me on this morning to discuss the tabloid scandal story about One Direction and cannabis.

Another Mumsy Times Columnist Gets Sanctimonious And Silly About Cannabis

If you have any interest in the cannabis issue, whether you use it yourself or not, you'll probably find this infuriating.

Cannabis Alone Cannot Kill But Coroners Can Return Irrational Verdicts

The verdict in this inquest is clearly unsafe. Other factors such as alcohol, anti depressants, tobacco and possible arterial disease have not been considered.

Is Norman Baker The Man Who Will Finally Make Sense Of UK Drugs Policy?

Britain's drug laws and policy have nothing at all to do with evidence. Baker needs to come to terms with this terrible truth if he is to achieve anything.

Legalise Drugs And You'll Save People's Lives. The Times, 3rd October 2013

Take crime and contaminated supplies out of the equation and the number of deaths will certainly fall.

Letter To Jeremy Browne, Drugs Minister, On The Big Booze U-Turn

Today's announcement on alcohol policy shows yet again how irrational the government is about cannabis.

While The Government Cracks Down On Drugs, It Keeps Its Hands Off Big Tobacco And Big Booze

Next time your government tells you 'drugs are illegal because they're harmful' you'll know that they are lying.

Stop-And-Search Is Another Unintended Consequence Of Our Cannabis Laws

The stop and search scandal is mainly about cannabis.

Baron Booze 'N' Fags Is 'Not Persuaded' By Arguments For Drug Decriminalsation

Ken Clarke remains implacably opposed to drug law reform whatever the evidence.