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Drug experts say new illegal drugs should be tested then allowed to be sold

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Drug users are experimenting with newly-invented psychoactive drugs because they cannot get more ''traditional'' products such as ecstasy, a study has found.
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Russell Brand: Philip Seymour Hoffman is another victim of extremely stupid drug laws

Russell Brand: Philip Seymour Hoffman is another victim of extremely stupid drug laws | Is drug legalisation the answer? | Scoop.it
Russell Brand: In Hoffman's domestic or sex life there is no undiscovered riddle – the man was a drug addict and, thanks to our drug laws, his death inevitable
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Russell Brand: Philip Seymour Hoffman is another victim of extremely stupid drug laws

Russell Brand: Philip Seymour Hoffman is another victim of extremely stupid drug laws | Is drug legalisation the answer? | Scoop.it
Russell Brand: In Hoffman's domestic or sex life there is no undiscovered riddle – the man was a drug addict and, thanks to our drug laws, his death inevitable
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The Injustice of Marijuana Arrests

The Injustice of Marijuana Arrests | Is drug legalisation the answer? | Scoop.it
The costs of criminalization: billions of dollars spent on law enforcement and lives destroyed by harsh penalties.
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The war on drugs killed my daughter

The war on drugs killed my daughter | Is drug legalisation the answer? | Scoop.it
Martha Fernback, 15, died from taking 91% pure ecstasy. Anne-Marie Cockburn is campaigning for drug legalisation to spare others her ordeal
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The New York Times Calls for Marijuana Legalization

The New York Times Calls for Marijuana Legalization | Is drug legalisation the answer? | Scoop.it
The federal government should follow the growing movement in the states and repeal the ban on marijuana for both medical and recreational use.
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Uruguay's legal cannabis plan on verge of adoption

Uruguay's legal cannabis plan on verge of adoption | Is drug legalisation the answer? | Scoop.it
Senate expected to approve plan which president says aims to get organised crime out of marijuana dealing, not promote use
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Portugal Decriminalized All Drugs Eleven Years Ago And The Results Are Staggering

Portugal Decriminalized All Drugs Eleven Years Ago And The Results Are Staggering | Is drug legalisation the answer? | Scoop.it
On July 1st, 2001, Portugal decriminalized every imaginable drug, from marijuana, to cocaine, to heroin. Some thought Lisbon would become a drug tourist haven, others predicted usage rates among youths to surge.Eleven years later, it turns out they were both wrong.
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Colorado and Washington: 7 differences in state pot laws » The Cannabist

Colorado and Washington: 7 differences in state pot laws » The Cannabist | Is drug legalisation the answer? | Scoop.it
After voters in Colorado and Washington passed historic initiatives to legalize cannabis in 2012, regulators in both states spent a year drafting guidelines for a newly legal pot industry. But legal cannabis rules will differ greatly in many ways from state to state. Here are some of the core differences between the legal pot experiments moving forward in Colorado and Washington.
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New Pew Poll Reveals Americans Ready to End War on Drugs

New Pew Poll Reveals Americans Ready to End War on Drugs | Is drug legalisation the answer? | Scoop.it
From liberal stalwarts to Tea Party favorites, there's now a bipartisan consensus that our country incarcerates too many people, for too much time, at too much expense to taxpayers....
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Law to legalise marijuana across the United States is inevitable: poll

Law to legalise marijuana across the United States is inevitable: poll | Is drug legalisation the answer? | Scoop.it
Denver: Nationwide marijuana legalisation in the United States seems inevitable to three-fourths of Americans, whether they support it or not, according to a new poll out on Wednesday.
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Legal cannabis, ecstasy campaigner named Victorian of the Year

Legal cannabis, ecstasy campaigner named Victorian of the Year | Is drug legalisation the answer? | Scoop.it
A professor who wants cannabis and ecstasy legalised is named Victorian of the Year at a Melbourne ceremony.
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The Injustice of Marijuana Arrests

The Injustice of Marijuana Arrests | Is drug legalisation the answer? | Scoop.it
The costs of criminalization: billions of dollars spent on law enforcement and lives destroyed by harsh penalties.
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