125 search results for "cannabis"

Cannabis

What is cannabis? Bhang, black, blast, blow, blunts, Bob Hope, bush, dope, draw, ganga, grass, hash, hashish, hemp, herb, marijuana, pot, puff, Northern Lights, resin, sensi, sensemilla, skunk, smoke, spliff, wacky backy, weed, zero etc. Cannabis is a drug derived from…

Health – drugs

Wound aware: a resource for drug services (2021) PHE briefing on wound care describes how drug services can be ‘wound aware’ by helping people who inject drugs (PWID) prevent injection-related wounds, by identifying wounds early and supporting access to treatment.…

Legalisation

What is legalisation? In general, legalisation is meant to indicate that the supply and possession of currently illegal drugs, should be legally controlled in the same way that alcohol or tobacco are controlled in most countries. Decriminalisation is often meant…

Druglink factsheet 2004 – Cannabis and mental health

Can you become dependent on cannabis? What are its effects on cognitive functioning? Is there an ‘amotivational syndrome’ associated with cannabis use? Is there a link between cannabis and psychosis? What is the link between depression and cannabis use? Factsheet…

Drug law reform and the three card trick

This year Addaction celebrates its 50th anniversary and to commemorate the event, they are holding a series of lectures, of which this, given by Professor David Nutt on why we should decriminalise personal possession of all drugs, is the first.…

Should drugs be legalised?

The call for the present drug laws to be changed has come from many quarters. The legalisation debate The debate itself can be broken down into three key elements: Civil liberties versus the duty of the state; The harm caused…