Sick people forced into crime by politicians

Cannabis keeps my friend alert and focused and able to function normally. What was once a recreational pass time has now become a medical necessity Continue reading Sick people forced into crime by politicians

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CJ Stone’s columns for Mixmag Magazine 1996-1998

I said, “there’s no music in Literature.” Afterwards I regretted the statement, because there is music in literature. It’s just that it is the music of silence, that’s all… Continue reading CJ Stone’s columns for Mixmag Magazine 1996-1998

Pixi Morgan

Peacenik Pixi Morgan was at the vanguard of rebel society: Nomad, musician, protestor and punk, pagan. Christopher Stone sheds light on a bonafide fire starter, the frondeur spirit of nonconformity which characterised his existence now permeating coffeehouses and hipster hangouts throughout the land. Interview by Saira Viola Read the interview here: http://internationaltimes.it/pixi-morgan/ Continue reading Pixi Morgan

Banning drugs drives users to gangsters

A while ago I noted that Julian Brazier really knows next to nothing about drugs, but feels compelled to comment on them anyway. In his latest our MP has welcomed the Bill proposed in the Queen’s Speech that promises to impose a ban on legal highs. This, of course, is a contradiction in terms because once substances are banned, they are no longer legal. The absurdity of the legislation is highlighted by the fact that in order to ban substances that have a psychoactive effect, the law also has to include exemptions, such as cigarettes, coffee and alcohol, all of … Continue reading Banning drugs drives users to gangsters

Time for discussion on potential of drugs

You may remember, a few years back, the public spat between the government and its advisor, Professor David Nutt, about the classification of drugs. Professor Nutt said that using Ecstasy was no more dangerous than horse riding. He was subsequently sacked from his post. This wasn’t because he was wrong. Indeed, he was, and remains, one of the foremost experts in his field. Unfortunately, what he said contradicted the popular belief, fostered by certain newspapers, and in certain influential circles, that all drugs are, per se, a bad thing. This is very strange. Most of us take drugs in some … Continue reading Time for discussion on potential of drugs