Scottish Drug Policy Reform; Keeping Vulnerable People Safer by Putting Health First: Transform

The UK Government has made it clear it will not change its drugs policy – regardless of the evidence. Regardless of the record numbers of people dying as a result. Continue reading “Scottish Drug Policy Reform; Keeping Vulnerable People Safer by Putting Health First: Transform”

The Power Of Art; An Unmistakable Image For Drug Law Reform: Virgin Unite

It’s an unmissable statement of unity from within the community – Transform Drugs Policy Foundation has unveiled a striking mural which, undeniably, sends the message that we are collectively impacted by current drug laws. Continue reading “The Power Of Art; An Unmistakable Image For Drug Law Reform: Virgin Unite”

Grieving Mother Says Daughter Would Still Be Alive If Ecstasy She Took Was Legal And Regulated: Mirror

Anne-Marie Cockburn, 46, is very clear in blaming the Government for the loss of daughter Martha Fernback, who died after overdosing on highly pure ecstasy, aged 15, in 2013 Continue reading “Grieving Mother Says Daughter Would Still Be Alive If Ecstasy She Took Was Legal And Regulated: Mirror”

This Is How Scotland’s Recovering Addicts Organised To Fight Stigma: Buzzfeed

A community of Scots in recovery from substance abuse has grown rapidly over the past decade. At their first ever national conference, they told BuzzFeed News about their plans – inspired by the LGBT pride movement. Continue reading “This Is How Scotland’s Recovering Addicts Organised To Fight Stigma: Buzzfeed”

Picture This: Drink and Drugs News

The day’s opening session heard a range of passionate presentations on the theme of getting your message across… ‘I didn’t know how long I’d had hep C. Continue reading “Picture This: Drink and Drugs News”