Reefer madness: Do the drug laws work? – The Independent

Posted May 7th, 2008 in drug offences, special report by sally

“Defying the weight of medical and scientific opinion, Gordon Brown is to order tougher new laws today on cannabis possession. The Prime Minister has decided to overrule his own expert advisers and reverse the downgrading four years ago of Britain’s favourite illegal drug from a class B to a class C substance, threatening cannabis smokers with five-year prison terms.”

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The Independent, 7th May 2008