Items tagged with UK

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Drugs and the law: state of confusion [02.06.2011] Forty years after the introduction of the 1971 Misuse of Drugs Act, more than 2.8 million people report using illicit drugs every year in England and ...
Legal high battle shows need for drugs policy rethink [16.05.2011] The Demos/UKDPC report Taking Drugs Seriously published today sets out clearly how legal highs have exposed the ancient Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (MDA ...
Drug laws and bans on legal highs 'do more harm than good' [14.05.2011] The UK's "outdated" drug laws could be doing more harm than good and are failing to recognise that banning some "legal highs" may have negative conse ...
Diplomatic games to oppose lifting unjust ban on coca chewing [16.01.2011] According to the government of Bolivia, the only three countries that did file a formal objection to the amendment of Bolivia to abolish the ban on c ...
Cannabis farmers take up arms to defend crops in booming trade [16.08.2010] Illicit cannabis factory farmers are arming themselves with sawn-off shotguns, CS sprays and machetes and even setting booby traps to protect their c ...
Vienna Consensus on Drug Policy Cracks [07.04.2009] A clear divide in drug control approaches became apparent at the end of the High Level Segment of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) on March 11- ...

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