In 2017, 70,287 deaths were attributed by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention to drug overdoses with the vast majority being attributed to opioids.
Canada became the first G7 country to legalise cannabis, former Tory leader William Hague called for the UK to follow suit and medicinal cannabis will soon be available on prescription.
A pro-cannabis campaigner is renewing calls for the decriminalisation of the Class B drug in the wake of Manchester’s devolution deal with Westminster.
An ex-undercover narcotics officer has come out in support of legalising drugs, saying it would save lives, prison space and taxpayers’ money.
As cannabis gains recognition for its medical properties, and with four American states having legalised the drug, will the UK decriminalise weed?
Manchester Re:Vision Drug Policy network call for ‘war on drugs’ shake-up
‘We’d be silly to turn down Mayfield Depot’: Warehouse Project boss reveals venue announcement imminent
Superclub boss admits he ‘misses’ city centre
The claim comes after tragic death of Nick Bonnie at the Warehouse Project
‘Jailing pot smokers is not solution’: Manchester drug activist slams 250-plant-a-day GMP cannabis seizures
Chair of Manchester’s Re:Vision Drug Policy Network speaks out.
Brutal bareknuckle boxing ‘very close’ to legalisation in Europe, Irish Traveller James Quinn-McDonagh tells MM
Quinn-McDonagh is considered ‘king’ of the street fight.
In an exclusive interview, MM chat to two ‘legal ketamine’, or MXE, users