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The road to legalisation? Cannabis legislation in Britain and America

The road to legalisation? Cannabis legislation in Britain and America

Ryan Thompson July 9, 2017 0

The law concerning the production and consumption of cannabis, including its enforcement, varies significantly both between and within the UK and US. Over the last few years US cannabis legislation has undergone something of

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More Police Forces Are De-Prioritising Cannabis – And They Are Probably Right To Do So

More Police Forces Are De-Prioritising Cannabis – And They Are Probably Right To Do So

Sophie Sandor June 21, 2016 0

It’s been hard to shift opinion at the top about cannabis use for medical purposes. Now police forces, the very people who are enforcing the war on drugs, are beginning to change that. And

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Government responds to Legalise Cannabis Petition – Not Great

Government responds to Legalise Cannabis Petition – Not Great

Alex MacDonald August 26, 2015 0

The UK government last night responded to the petition “make the production, sale and use of cannabis legal” with an unfortunate conclusion for those who seek reform in UK drugs law. Despite the positive

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Let’s Talk about Weed: 420 Special

Let’s Talk about Weed: 420 Special

Robert Tyler April 20, 2015 0

It’s 4/20! So let’s talk about why Cannabis is still illegal… It’s weird to think that, in an age where more and more old ‘social taboos’ are being liberalised, marijuana is still illegal. The reasons

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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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Cannabis Would Be Safer If It Was Legal

Cannabis Would Be Safer If It Was Legal

Sam Woolfe May 29, 2013 8

  Many know that the ‘high’ or effects from cannabis are caused by its psychoactive ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). This might lead one to assume that if you could consume the THC, without consuming any

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The Ban on Cannabis is justified and right. #TeaRoom

The Ban on Cannabis is justified and right. #TeaRoom

James Snell April 15, 2013 9

  Much is made of the health effects of comparable substances. Alcohol and tobacco are frequently trumpeted as more dangerous than cannabis. This may be true, but they are dangerous in different ways. While

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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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Time For A Pint?

Daniel Pryor March 12, 2013 0

  Daniel Pryor challenges those who would ban cannabis, comparing the harm caused by legal alcohol and illegal marijuana. It’s not often that a free market anarchist dedicates a piece to exploring the harmful

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5 things you didn’t know about marijuana

5 things you didn’t know about marijuana

Backbencher March 11, 2013 1

  Derek Van de Ven, Parents, teachers and the government will tell you all sorts of things on how bad marijuana is for your body. We all know about the mental problems it can

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