Stop the Tragic Loss of Life: Protect Students & Young People

  There have been four drug related deaths reported in Northumbria over this weekend. Consequently the Northcumbria police force have issued an urgent drugs warning with regards to these incidents, urging the public not to risk taking drugs. The initial statement which did not mention the specific drug, has now been updated to reveal the drugs … Continued

Dutch Developments: Coffeeshop Owner and Cannabis Cultivator sees Potential in Dutch ‘Weed Experiment’

  With the ‘controlled cannabis supply chain experiment’ the Netherlands seems to be moving slightly towards legalisation. The experiment, starting in 2021, has been a widely discussed topic in the Dutch cannabis world. Joachim Helms, cannabis-entrepreneur and co-owner of coffeeshop Green House in Amsterdam has high hopes for the experiment. “I feel like the experiment … Continued

SSDP Takeover: Covid’s Impact on Student Drug Use

  With changes to venues, demand and support looming on the horizon, Eleri Crossland predicts a significant shift in the way UK students interact with illegal drugs Student life is set to look very different for those returning to university this autumn. Daunted by ongoing lockdown measures on campus and within the UK as a whole, students … Continued

The James Burton Story: Medical Cannabis in the Netherlands

The start of the controlled cannabis supply chain experiment, where legally produced cannabis will be sold in coffeeshops in ten municipalities, grown by government-designated growers seems to be moving the Netherlands in the direction of cannabis legalisation. What many people don’t know, however, is that medical cannabis has been legal in the Netherlands for a … Continued