In some ways, I think of our current drug policy as akin to astrology, or a creationist view of the planet. It’s an early attempt to get a hold on something, but over time its flaws have been exposed. 692 more words
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Arfon Jones, the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Wales, has faced calls to stand down from his post. The reason? He said that we should consider legalising drugs. 420 more words
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❝ When President Richard Nixon signed the Controlled Substances Act in 1970, the federal government put marijuana in the category of the nation’s most dangerous drugs, along with LSD, heroin and mescaline.
How is addiction constituted in Australian law, and how does this compare with Canadian law? This is the focus of Dr Kate Seear’s Australian Research Council DECRA fellowship, which is entitled ‘Addiction in the Australian legal system: A sociological analysis’. 273 more words
Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Randall Cunningham was once a standout track and field athlete in at Santa Barbara High School in Santa Barbara, California. He competed in the high jump. 193 more words