Time for Change: Drug Related Death Stats 2019

  The highest number of drug-related deaths have been recorded in 2019, since records began in 1993, according to the latest Office of National Statistics (ONS) data.  ONS data revealed that there have been 4,393 drug related deaths in England and Wales. A 50% increase since 2010, accounting for 1% of all registered deaths in … 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