30 Nov 2019

The Root Of All Britain’s Drugs Problems Is In Marsham Street, London, SW1

The Home Office describes its role as "to keep citizens safe and the country secure". Its lead role in drugs policy achieves exactly the opposite of this. It is a scandal encompassing successive governments for more than 50 years that the UK's approach to drugs has been so utterly disastrous that our policy has caused far more harm than it has prevented. Currently, the two issues of major concern are the rate of drug deaths and difficulty in accessing cannabis as medicine....

08 Aug 2017

The Shame Of Drugs Minster Sarah Newton MP.

Sarah Newton is MP for Truro and Falmouth. Since July 2016 she has been Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Home Office. Her responsibilities include drugs and alcohol. During last month's drugs debate Mrs Newton caused uproar in the House of Commons when she said she "would not agree that alcohol is the most dangerous drug" and that "alcohol taken in moderation is not a harmful drug". Both these statements are, of course, directly contradicted by a vast quantity of scientific evidence...