Tagged: politics

Norman Baker’s Departure from Home Office ‘Won’t Distract Lib Dem’s Drug Reform Policy’

Norman Baker’s Departure from Home Office ‘Won’t Distract Lib Dem’s Drug Reform Policy’

Norman Baker, Liberal Democrat MP for Lewes, resigned yesterday as Home Office Minister for Crime and Prevention after four and half years in office, and has been replaced by fellow Lib Dem, Lynn...

Set Setting and Dose: What Next for UK Drug Policy? A Reading into the Comparative Study

Set Setting and Dose: What Next for UK Drug Policy? A Reading into the Comparative Study

The coalition government’s recently, if belatedly, published comparative study of drug polices in 11 countries makes for an interesting read, even if it says little more than drug polices are...

Occupy Democracy Launches a Week of Talks on Parliament Square

Occupy Democracy Launches a Week of Talks on Parliament Square

A week of talks are now underway at Occupy Democracy, a temporary protest camp on Events Square, London that is seeking to discuss ‘Britain’s broken democracy and ways to fix...

Launch of the Psychedelic Society

Psychedelic drugs have fascinated and delighted humans for thousands of years. Studies indicate that they can leave people calmer, happier, kinder and more open-minded, and they are being investigated as...

Have we Blown our Chances of Getting Mainstream Support for Psychedelic Medicine?

Have we Blown our Chances of Getting Mainstream Support for Psychedelic Medicine?

This article was originally published in the Psychedelic Press UK print journal (2013 Vol.2) At a party recently, I had a chat with a good friend of mine who works within...

Psychedelics: More Real than Real

This article was written by Dimka Drewczynski and originally appeared in the PsypressUK 2013 Anthology of Drug Writing. PsypressUK 2014 is out now and available here. “There is no way...