Supply-Centric Drug Policy

The London School of Economics [LSE] have a new article on their website about the failure of ‘supply-centric’ drug policy. They argue that the Single Convention has remained intact because individual states continue to adhere to it rather than having the...

How can we get the media to tell the truth about drugs?

Professor David Nutt recently delivered an interesting lecture at Oxford University which highlights the distortion and bias in media reports about drugs. This is an issue close to home. Watch the lecture here. David Nutt DM, FRCP, FRCPsych, FMedSci is Chair of the...

Branson: War on drugs a failure

Sir Richard Branson has made the observation that the ‘war on drugs’ has been a very costly failure. The Sydney Morning Herald has the story as well as audio commentary by Dr Marianne Jauncey from The Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC)....