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Druglink interview 2012 – Bob Ainsworth by Jeremy Sare

In December 2010, former Defence Secretary and Drugs Minister, Bob Ainsworth, astonished party colleagues by declaring his support for a fundamental reform of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.  In a Parliamentary debate, he advocated a regulated market. He said he felt that the…

Druglink news item 2013 – Ganja games by Max Daly

Press claims that the ‘Lambeth experiment’ on cannabis resulted in soaring rates of hospital admissions for Class A drugs were wafer-thin on evidence. In April, two national newspapers declared that research proved a softer approach to policing cannabis under Labour in the 2000s ramped up…