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Drug Science (ISCD)
To see a world where drug control is rational and evidence-based; where drug use informed and users are understood; where drugs are used to heal not harm
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Cannabis Europa Jun 21
Dr Anne Schlag is Head of Research . Her current focus is controversies surrounding medical cannabis and the application of the MCDA approach to drug regulation, together with and Prof Larry Phillips. Join :
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RSPH Jun 20
This is a fantastic and vital annual piece of research from into use among young people. No evidence of gateway to youth smoking at play in the UK, but the need for vigilance remains.
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J.Hz Jun 20
Really excited for tonight’s meeting in Bristol! Still a couple of free tickets available if you can make it!
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NowThis Jun 17
‘We cannot prove medical promise unless we fund the research.’ —  got Republicans to prove her point about cannabis, MDMA, and psilocybin research
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Chris Albertyn Jun 19
During undergrad, advised by , 7yrs ago I attended a talk...i was immediately hooked by his arguments for better & treatment! Today, I was invited to sit at Committee!
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Scottish Affairs Committee Jun 18
Elinor Dickie tells us: we have 30 years of international evidence that drug consumption rooms attract the most vulnerable people. This would give us the opportunity to provide assistance and services to people that are otherwise not engaging.
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Harm Reduction International Jun 14
We joined to object to the govt’s decision to screen expert candidates to the independent Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs for their opinions on Windrush and Brexit
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Oli Stevens Jun 14
I've written a letter on behalf of & many other esteemed signatories in support following the Home Office's unacceptable grounds for barring her from the ACMD. Thanks to all who signed & . Please share
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Drug Science (ISCD) Jun 14
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Drug Science (ISCD) Jun 14
We have written to condemn the Home Office's decision to bar from the ACMD. This is a worrying act of political interference: the ACMD’s ability to provide the best available advice to the government is made weaker by her absence.
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Robin Carhart-Harris Jun 13
A key resource for collecting big data on psychedelic use worldwide and a leading tool for determining predictors of response.
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Steve Rolles Jun 13
The dismal political legacy of the drug war preventing even modest reforms to facilitate medical research into schedule 1 drugs. - Good effort from - negligent from all those who voted against.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Jun 13
Yesterday I offered an amendment to allow Fed researchers to study Schedule I Drugs, incl: - MDMA & PTSD - Psilocybin & severe depression - Ibogaine & opioid withdrawal 🚨 House votes TODAY. If you’re supportive, CALL YOUR REP. Don’t assume they’ll vote for it - let them know.
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The BMJ Jun 13
An expert on drug policy has been disallowed from joining the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs because of criticisms she made of the government’s position on drug consumption rooms reports
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Drug Science (ISCD) Jun 13
. on her barring from the ACMD: "I refuse to be silenced in my own strident criticisms of the approach this government has taken. But it’s chilling to see that being critical of government can rule experts out from serving on independent expert bodies."
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Drug Science (ISCD) Jun 13
A call for rational drug policies and a renewed focus on therapeutic uses of illicit drugs in . "Our wonky thinking about drugs gets in the way of both reason and compassion." (inc. mention of our 2010 drug harms analysis and )
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Ché Donald Jun 12
Looking forward to listening at the Medical Symposium today with .
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Beckley Foundation Jun 11
Psilocybin Therapy for could be here within 5 years! - Support to replace with which can truly release negative emotions, and reconnect us with our emotional centre.
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Rachel Britton Jun 11
This is why organisations like are so vital. The ACMD are weakened by appalling decisions like this.
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Drug Science (ISCD) Jun 11
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