Cannabis

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‘A lack of political courage’: New Zealand’s drug reform efforts flounder
From the outside, the country seems like a likely candidate for progressive drug laws but internally, change is proving hard to bring

Tess McClure in Auckland

12, Apr, 2021 @11:56 PM

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UK Covid: Johnson suggests testing for people returning from ‘green list’ countries could be simplified – as it happened
Prime minister says easyJet boss right to ask whether it would be possible to use lateral flow tests for some returning travellers

Andrew Sparrow

06, Apr, 2021 @4:34 PM

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No 10 says mayor of London's cannabis review a 'waste of time'
If re-elected, Sadiq Khan wants to set up a commission to look at decriminalising the drug

Peter Walker and Patrick Butler

06, Apr, 2021 @2:08 PM

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Mayor of London to examine benefits of decriminalising cannabis
Exclusive: Sadiq Khan says he will set up an independent drugs commission in the capital if re-elected

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

05, Apr, 2021 @3:50 PM

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New York lawmakers reach agreement to legalize recreational marijuana
Legislation will allow sales to adults over 21 and set up a licensing process for the delivery of cannabis products

Guardian staff and agencies

28, Mar, 2021 @5:34 PM

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Parents of boy with severe epilepsy drop cannabis challenge
NHS ‘clarified’ that doctors should consider unlicensed cannabis-based products on case-by-case basis

Mattha Busby

28, Mar, 2021 @2:16 PM

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New York state lawmakers strike deal to legalize recreational marijuana
Agreement with governor follows several failed attempts as poll shows 60% of New Yorkers in favor of legalization

Jewel Wicker

25, Mar, 2021 @5:34 PM

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How the Dutch government deals with the alternative society – archive, 1971
3 April 1971 Richard Roud reports on Paradiso, Amsterdam’s hippy haven where drugs are permitted and the government covers any debts

Richard Roud

24, Mar, 2021 @9:56 AM

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Hemp chocolates for when you need a lift
The joys of chocolate containing full-spectrum high-potency CBD+. By Annalisa Barbieri

Annalisa Barbieri

28, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Prisons should trial free cannabis, says UK's former chief drug adviser
Prof David Nutt supports study into whether move could cut violence and deaths

Mattha Busby

27, Feb, 2021 @7:29 PM

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Drug reforms must consider the wider issues | Letters
Letters: Decriminalisation is a welcome approach change, but it must be accompanied by a strategy to tackle the broader challenges faced by addicts, writes Prof Harry Sumnall, while resident judge Roger Elsey says the victims of drug users must also be protected

Letters

26, Feb, 2021 @5:12 PM

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Enlightened drug reforms are sweeping the US. Why is Britain so far behind? | Kojo Koram
While other countries reject the futile ‘war on drugs’, politicians here are still falling for the ‘evil’ narcotics narrative, says law professor Kojo Koram

Kojo Koram

25, Feb, 2021 @12:00 PM

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