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The Case for Legal Gambling

The Case for Legal Gambling

Ryan Thompson November 7, 2016 0

There are two overarching reasons to support legalised gambling: liberty and economics. Given the intensive regulation of the gambling industry, it is clear that the state has fulfilled its duty of care as far

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Parliament to debate Cannabis Legalisation Petition

Parliament to debate Cannabis Legalisation Petition

Alex MacDonald September 9, 2015 0

The petition to legalise “the distribution and sale of Cannabis” will be debated by parliament after it gathered the required 100,000 signatures to be presented in front of the House. The debate is schedule

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The UK Could Learn From Colorado’s Legalisation of Cannabis

The UK Could Learn From Colorado’s Legalisation of Cannabis

Sam Woolfe February 26, 2014 5

The recent legalisation of cannabis in Colorado and Washington state – not to mention Uruguay, the first country ever to legalise cannabis – serve as experiments for the pro-legalisation argument. So what is the

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Uruguay Set to Legalise Cannabis

Uruguay Set to Legalise Cannabis

Sam Woolfe September 12, 2013 1

Uruguay is about to make a big step in the movement to end the prohibition of drugs. It is set to become the first country to fully legalise, not just decriminalise, cannabis. All drugs

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Legalising Prostitution, For Everybody’s Sake

Legalising Prostitution, For Everybody’s Sake

Lee Jenkins July 18, 2013 2

Decriminalising the sex industry is decades overdue It’s known as the world’s oldest profession. Britain is home to an estimated 80,000 prostitutes, and ten percent of men are thought to have used a prostitute.

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If Drugs Were Legalised, How Should They Be Regulated?

If Drugs Were Legalised, How Should They Be Regulated?

Sam Woolfe May 22, 2013 2

  There are many arguments in favour of the legalisation of drugs, including, but not limited to: eradicating drug-related violence, preventing the adulteration of drugs, preserving our personal freedom, saving government expenses used to

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88% of Backbencher Readers want drugs to be decriminalised.

88% of Backbencher Readers want drugs to be decriminalised.

Alex MacDonald March 18, 2013 4

  A recent poll on this site shows that 88% of our readers would like to see drugs decriminalised in the United Kingdom. 6% disagreed with this and voted that Britain should not decriminalise

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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 is an Eldorado not worth exploring

Drug legalisation is an Eldorado not worth exploring

Jon Stanley December 17, 2012 6

The year is 2015.  I am supplying drugs to anyone I think needs them to feel better.  Sometimes they need amphetamine, sometimes heroin.  Older punters usually ask for “downers” every night to help them

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