A new body is needed to assess existing and alternative drugs policies, and could be partly funded by assets seized from dealers, campaigners have said.
The UK Drug Policy Commission said billions of pounds a year were spent tackling drug problems, “without always knowing what difference it makes”.
The commission argues that much of the £3bn spent each year on tackling illicit drugs is wasted…
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instant thorts: Age of Concern.
Age of Consent or Age of Concern?
Back on 22 August (2012), I wrote a post about the age of consent. I explained that my almost sixteen-year-old had told she’d read across Google that the age of consent was being dropped to 14. I quickly ‘Googled it’ and found all sorts of info. Some good, some not so good. It didn’t take me long to find a reliable source: On February 16th of 2007 the Telegraph ran this headline:
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I’m getting old. I must be. All I see around me is heartache and pain. Idiots and morons.
Does no one care anymore?
When I was a lad we cared. We cared about music and girls… we cared about politics and fashion… we cared about life and death… we cared about freedom and justice… we simply cared.
Today… No one cares. Continue Reading