NORML and UKCSC Amsterdam Trip 2012

By James Tisdale NORML UK and UKCSC recently made a coach trip to Amsterdam to enjoy the city’s famous cannabis coffeeshops. The Dampkring After arriving in Amsterdam and leaving our luggage at the hostel, we made our way to the Dampkring. The warm reception we received from the staff and the goody bags (courtesy of […]

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What is the E-cannabinoid system?

By Richard Shrubb An area of interest to medical scientists is the Endocannabinoid system (ECS) – a lot of new research has come out in the last few years that suggest new treatments for a range of disorders from Multiple Sclerosis to schizophrenia. I put up a link to a series of research papers that […]

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NORML UK Public Meeting – 2nd December

You are cordially welcome to a NORML UK public meeting on the 2nd December. If you are interested in joining the Executive or becoming more involved in organising with NORML UK, this is a great opportunity to get to know those currently involved and to see what work we do. Venue: Reading International Solidarity Centre […]

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The House I Live In

THE HOUSE I LIVE IN  Special screening and panel discussion with director Eugene Jarecki 6.15pm, Tuesday 13 November – Curzon Soho, London, W1D 5DY The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Eugene Jarecki, Professor David Nutt, Edwina Grosvenor and Lionel Shriver. TICKETS NOW ON SALE! For over forty years, America’s “War on Drugs” has accounted for 45 […]

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2012 – the year America went to pot?

By Clark French Whether you are a believer in 2012 phenomenon or not it is clear that something is going on at the moment. There seems to have been major changes in global public awareness of cannabis and other drugs of late. We have seen a plain out attack on some of the main “jewels” […]

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PCC Candidates questioned about drugs policy

e-mail sent to all PCC candidates: Dear PCC candidate, I am writing to request your position on drug policy. I am interested to know, as a prospective Police and Crime Commissioner, what would be your priorities if you were to be voted in to the position? In a recent survey by the United Kingdom Drug […]

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