Brand – Life withouit drugs – Guardian 9th March 2013

The last time I thought about taking heroin was yesterday. I had received “an inconvenient truth” from a beautiful woman. It wasn’t about climate change – I’m not that ecologically switched on – she told me she was pregnant and it wasn’t mine. I had to take immediate action. I put Morrissey on in my car […]

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Branson – Breaking the Taboo – Is this for You?

Decrinalisation of illegal drugs is moving up the agenda once more. Not before time but previously it has been knocked back and down without real debate. Maybe this time with examples going on in Portugal and elsewhere it may gain some some momentume get some wheels, go on a journey. Its not for me to […]

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Russell Brand: methadone is a bad way to treat heroin addicts

Russell Brand: methadone is a bad way to treat heroin addicts Russell Brand has become an enthusiastic advocate for the need to treat addicts through rehabilitation programmes. Photograph: Karen Robinson For The Observer/Karen Robinson Russell Brand has no compunction about calling himself a junkie. “When it comes to the disease of addiction I’m no different […]

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Drug-drivers to face jail time under new law

Drivers found to have taken drugs face a prison sentence of up to six months and a fine of up to £5,000 under new legislation, ministers reveal on Monday 7th May Plans to make driving while under the influence of drugs an offence will be included in a crime, communications and courts bill that will […]

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Russell Brand gives it Large

24 April 2012 This is the Home Affairs Select Committee’s fourth evidence session in the inquiry into drugs policy. The inquiry, which has received numerous written evidence submissions from organisations and members of the public, is intended to be a comprehensive review of drugs policy. Russell Brand gives evidence alongside Chip Somers, the Chief Executive […]

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