Children and young people in the UK (those aged 5-16) are taught about drugs in the non-compulsory subject known as personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE). However, even though the subject is non-compulsory, the… View Post

The Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) came into force in 2002 and it is meant to allow the government to confiscate proceeds which are crime-related. Prior to the introduction of the 2002 Act, a prosecuting… View Post

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 result… View Post

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 statement… View Post

November this year, 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.… View Post