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Drug Related Deaths in England & Wales Highest Since Records Began

Drug Related Deaths in England & Wales Highest Since Records Began

Karina Liptrot September 4, 2015 0

According to the latest report  from the Office of National Statistics there were more than 3300 deaths caused by drug poisoning in England and Wales in 2014, with over two thirds related to misuse

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Chief Constable Mike Barton Says the War on Drugs Must End

Chief Constable Mike Barton Says the War on Drugs Must End

Sam Woolfe September 30, 2013 0

Durham’s chief constable, Mike Barton, has recently come out and said that the War on Drugs is wasteful and ineffective. Mike Barton is not the first top police official to make such a daring

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Should ‘Ibogaine’ Be Used to Treat Drug Addiction?

Should ‘Ibogaine’ Be Used to Treat Drug Addiction?

Backbencher April 17, 2013 2

  Ibogaine is a plant with both hallucinogenic and dissociative properties. This means it produces both hallucinations and feelings of detachment. Ibogaine-containing brews have been used in rituals in the African spiritual tradition of

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Drug Addiction: A Health or Criminal Issue?

Drug Addiction: A Health or Criminal Issue?

Backbencher April 10, 2013 0

  Before deciding whether drug addiction is a health or criminal issue, it is also important to understand what drug addiction is and how addiction in general works. People sometimes make a distinction between

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The Case for Drugs Legalisation: The Black Market

The Case for Drugs Legalisation: The Black Market

Victoria Monro March 13, 2013 0

  Many arguments in favour of drugs legalisation wouldn’t sound out of place in an American drama where a stroppy teenager tells their poor, under-appreciated mother “It’s my life, and my body, and I’ll

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Drug Legalisation: A Crack-ing Idea

Drug Legalisation: A Crack-ing Idea

Olly Neville March 12, 2013 2

  Legalising drugs is common sense. As I have shown before legalising drugs does not increase usage, it makes them less harmful, they are already less harmful than legal drugs and legality hinders criminals

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Theresa May should listen to Portugal about drug policy

Theresa May should listen to Portugal about drug policy

Backbencher March 11, 2013 0

Is Britain moving towards less crime and less punishment? Lee Jenkins and Derek Van de Ver, Home Secretary Theresa May has ordered a study into the bold drug policies adopted by one of our European partners,

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