The Regulation and Control of Drugs, Part 2

Continues to look at the development of laws regulating recreational drug use, in particular in America, which has influenced world drug policy so strongly. (881 words)

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Should Recreational Drug Use Be Criminalised? (Part 1)

Explores the regulation and control of drugs by looking at philosopher Douglas Husak’s views on the justice of US drug laws. (909 words)

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Overcoming Addiction, Professor Tackles Perils American Indians Face

P1010935Here’s an inspirational Story from the New York Times (May 11th). I spotted it thanks to Alexandre Laudet’s Facebook page.

‘The visitor to Haskell Indian Nations University detailed his roaring 20s: drug addict, garbage collector, suicidal burnout once told by a doctor that he was mentally retarded. It was a curious way to inspire a group of young American Indian students long surrounded by these types of problems. Until he got to the good part. “I never shared this with anyone until I got my Ph.D.,” he said.

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