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At Last, the Edifice of Drugs Prohibition Is Starting to Crumble

Amanda Feilding | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics
Amanda Feilding

The mark of a successful drug policy should not be the amount of drugs intercepted or the number of people in jail, but rather the security and stability of the state's institutions, and the health and wellbeing of its citizens.

The Tide Is Turning

Amanda Feilding | Posted 02.10.2013 | World
Amanda Feilding

A drug policy based on health, harm reduction, cost effectiveness and human rights is no longer an impossible dream; it is something that is almost within our reach.

The War on Drugs Has Failed - It's Time for a New Approach

Amanda Feilding | Posted 01.24.2012 | UK Politics
Amanda Feilding

There is much debate as to what the best model of future drug control might look like, but the important thing is not the specific policy to be implemented, but the principles upon which they will be founded and the freedom for countries to experiment with new approaches.

Sacrifice of the Innocents: Drugs, Money and Murder in Mexico

Amanda Feilding | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amanda Feilding

When drugs are illegal there are vast profits to be made in their production, transport and sale. In areas of Mexico with high levels of unemployment and drug addiction there is an unbounded supply of labour for the cartels.

Amanda Feilding's Talk at the Psychedelic Science in the 21st Century Conference in San Jose

Amanda Feilding | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Amanda Feilding

Now is such an exciting time for Psychedelic Research as our toe is in the door, and it is finally beginning to reap real rewards, after having been a sleeping beauty for the last 40 years.