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Colorado has proved that legalising cannabis works, so it's about time we let the UK get high

Colorado has proved that legalising cannabis works, so it's about time we let the UK get high | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Six months ago the state of Colorado legalised marijuana. Now the THC dust has begun to settle on this landmark decision, it’s time to analyse the results and see what we can take home from them.
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The article quotes a report from the Institute for Social and Economic Research, which receives ESRC funding.

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'Drug Education Should Be Treated Like Sex Education,' Says Prof Nutt

'Drug Education Should Be Treated Like Sex Education,' Says Prof Nutt | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Drugs education must evolve to be treated in a similar way to sex education, Professor David Nutt has said. The government's former adviser on drugs has said opinions on narcotics in the UK "are shifting in the right direction," but warned that "moralising" is getting in the way of solid facts.
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The article mentions estimates from the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER). ISER receives funding from ESRC.

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