A marijuana shop in Los Angeles. MPs today recommended that the government should consider decriminalising some drugs. Picture: Getty

Drugs Live drama: Channel 4 vs Home Office

19 February 2015 8:05

So far Channel 4’s Drugs Live series has examined the effects of ecstasy while next month’s installment will look into cannabis use. However, for…

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Jon Snow on skunk: ‘I felt utterly bereft’

17 February 2015 14:28

Jon Snow previously investigated the effects of taking ecstasy in a Channel 4 documentary. Now, in the interests of investigative…


The ‘war on drugs’ has not been won. Dangerous ‘legal highs’ are booming

30 May 2014 8:00

It’s fashionable nowadays to claim that young people in Britain don’t know how to have a good time. There’s certainly…

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The War on Drugs kills another seven Britons. How many more must die for a bankrupt idea?

12 July 2013 11:23

Another summer, another reminder of the consequences of our drug laws: A man has been arrested in connection with the…

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The War on Drugs is as pointless as it is immoral; obviously it must continue. - Spectator Blogs

10 December 2012 15:29

Like Tom Chivers I’d not planned to write anything about the latest suggestion our drug laws are sufficiently confused, antiquated…