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Preview: Street Drugs in the Northern Powerhouse

The University of Manchester is to hold a symposium to discuss current recreational drug policies

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The scientist sacked by the government – in conversation with Professor David Nutt

Known for being sacked for comparing the harms of horse riding with taking ecstasy or cannabis, neuropsychopharmacologist Professor Nutt is the controversial scientist everyone is talking about

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Liberal Democrats seek to legalise cannabis

The Liberal Democrats are preparing to set up a panel that would discuss how a legal market for cannabis would operate

Discuss Manchester founders, Martin Carr, Michael Taylor, and Mike Emmerich. Taylor and Emmerich (pictured centre and left) are both University of Manchester alumni. Photo: Discuss Manchester

University alumni host debate on drugs and alcohol

“Drinking responsibly is good for society”, says pub chain boss

Protestors light up at  a 4/20 rally. Credit: Flickr CannabisDestiny

Cannabis: The other side

Tim Harcourt-Powell tells the story of a student struggling with a major cannabis problem