Does your doctor know enough about drugs?

Does anyone? Drug prohibition is getting in the way of psychoactive drugs research How can you answer a question if the answer doesn’t exist? Let’s examine the case of *Fiona. She had previously experienced depression and thanks to therapy and medication was now symptom-free for over a year. However, after taking MDMA on a night … Continued

The Overwhelming Argument for Rescheduling Psilocybin to Schedule 2 in the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001.

  In July, the Conservative Drug Policy Reform Group (‘CDPRG’) produced the most compelling argument (so far) for rescheduling of psilocybin.[1]  It is now time to: Assess the impact of that argument contained in the CDPRG’s report: “Medicinal use of psilocybin: Reducing restrictions on research and treatment” (the ‘Medicinal Use Report’); and Restate and emphasise … Continued

Why are doctors not prescribing medical cannabis?

  Medical cannabis, namely cannabis-based products for medicinal use in humans (CBPMs), has been moved from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2 under the Misuse of Drugs Regulation 20011 in November 2018 following a very effective publicity campaign about two children with severe epilepsy. Even though this quick and radical policy change has given hopes to … Continued