Dispatches shows Britain the benefits of legalisation in the US

Channel 4’s latest Dispatches episode featured former Scotland Yard chief Bernard Hogan-Howe, who visited the US to see if legalisation there could change his views on prohibition in Britain. Before the episode aired, he voiced his opinion in the media that the government should set-up a two-year review. Cannabis consumers in the UK responded to the call for a review from Hogan-Howe as a welcome step in the right direction but criticised the suggested timeframe as too long a process and have asked why he has only looked at the…

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UKCSC records Stop And Search podcast with LEAP UK, PCC Arfon Jones and Dr Melissa Bone

On 23 October UKCSC hosted an evening discussion in London with LEAP UK to record a show for Stop And Search, hosted on the Distractions Pieces Podcast Network created by Scroobius Pip. Show host Jason Reed of LEAP UK was joined by UKCSC Chairman Greg de Hoedt, Arfon Jones, Police Crime Commissioner of North Wales, and Dr Melissa Bone, who lectures Law and Human Rights at the University of Leicester. About 25 supporters joined them at XXXIII to discuss recent developments with regards to cannabis reform and the future direction…

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