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Cannabis Use Triggered 2 Deaths: Study

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 02.26.2014 | Crime

BERLIN (AP) — Cannabis use likely triggered fatal complications that led to the deaths of two men with underlying health conditions, according to sc...

First-Of-Its-Kind Magic Mushroom Research Stalled

Reuters | Kate Kelland | Posted 04.07.2013 | Science

* Scientist says regulations are stalling world first trial * Mushroom active ingredient psilocybin may ease depression * Proposed trial would t...

Legal Highs Demonstrate Antiquated Drug Policy Legislation

Amanda Feilding | Posted 07.19.2011 | World
Amanda Feilding

The 40-year regime introduced by the Misuse of Drugs Act has been characterized by a non-stop escalation in the misuse of drugs. Surely it is time re-examine it

Face the Facts -- and End the War on Drugs

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

The unofficial slogan of the prohibitionists for decades has been: The facts will only undermine the war, so invent some that show how successful we are, fast. Look at the United States.

Pop Star Joss Stone Under Attack for Marijuana Comment

Mason Tvert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mason Tvert

Stone is not alone in her belief that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol. She has some pretty solid back-up among the UK's scientific community.