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August 11th, 201150 Telling your company story to your employees is already an old tale, a cliché that would definitely make them sleepy and bored. I heard this from a friend, and although...

August 26th, 201048 by Mick Meaney Previously unreleased material by the late comedian, Bill Hicks, is about to be released. Get your copy here. The recordings containing...

May 13th, 201011 The worlds of ancient and modern DNA exploration have collided in spectacular fashion in the past few months. Last week saw the publication of a long-awaited draft...

August 8th, 200800 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - America's alcohol prohibition lasted 13 years, filled the country's prisons, inspired contempt for the law among millions, bred corruption and...

June 17th, 200830 By David Maddox | CANNABIS should be legalised and taxed, an influential Scottish think tank recommended yesterday, just weeks after the Government hardened its...

June 2nd, 2008425 By John Veit - HIGH TIMES MAGAZINE | A hundred years from now, Avram Noam Chomsky is going to figure in the history books as the prime voice of conscience, dissent and...

May 26th, 200813 Radley Balko | HBO’s critically acclaimed drama The Wire wrapped up its final season in March. The show has been widely praised for its raw and cynical realism, its...

May 22nd, 200810 By Frank Scimone | The owners of cafés in the centre of Amsterdam are again up in arms against what they say is the umpteenth attempt to turn the city into a prudish...

May 14th, 200848 The following is an excerpt from "Dying to Get High" by Wendy Chapkis and Richard J. Webb (NYU Press, 2008). (c) 2008 NYU Press. Reproduced by permission of the...

May 8th, 200810 By Martin Hickman | Global food shortages, soaring prices and alarm over the environment. But every day, Britain throws away 220,000 loaves of bread, 1.6m bananas,...

May 2nd, 200814 By Raphael G. Satter | Graffiti impresario Banksy and airbrush-wielding guerrilla artists blanketed the walls of an abandoned London tunnel with offbeat murals as part...

May 1st, 200800 By Alan Travis - The Guardian | Police will not adopt a tougher approach to cases of simple possession of cannabis when ministers upgrade the legal status of the...

April 29th, 200829 By James Hall and Richard Fletcher | About 100 leading household brands, including PG Tips, Coca-Cola and Aquafresh, are at the centre of an investigation into...

April 23rd, 200813 Drug War Chronicle | With the Democratic Party presidential contenders offering little more than tepid reforms on the margin of drug policy and the Republican...

April 17th, 200812 By Onnesha Roychoudhuri Author Charles Barber discusses Americans' unrealistic notions about happiness. We've medicalized a lot of life issues that aren't mental...

April 3rd, 200800 Downing Street today signalled that Gordon Brown remains determined to tighten the law on cannabis, despite reports that the official advisory body is set to recommend...

March 20th, 200869 As I am wont to babel about the economy: here it goes again. President’s Bush’s economic stimulus package, which pledges to give the average tax payer a $600 rebate...

March 12th, 200832 Salvia divinorum is being targeted by U.S. lawmakers concerned that the inexpensive and easy-to-obtain plant could become the next marijuana, media reported...

February 8th, 200800 By BETH HALE Briton jailed for four years in Dubai after customs find cannabis weighing less than a grain of sugar under his shoe A father-of-three who was found...

January 4th, 200800 Revisions to the state's Sunshine Law won't be considered until the state Legislature convenes this month, but Tennesseans can look forward to more immediate help...

January 3rd, 200810 A senior British police chief has come under attack for claiming the illicit drug ecstasy is safer to take than aspirin. North Wales police chief constable Richard...

December 20th, 200740 British police have granted a nine-year-old boy a shotgun licence in a decision that has horrified anti-gun campaigners. The boy can legally shoot live game after...

December 19th, 200700 By Kevin Johnson WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors are targeting a rising number of law enforcement officers for alleged brutality, Justice Department statistics...

December 17th, 200702 By Janet Daley What is the BBC for? You might think that there was a pretty straightforward answer to that question, or at least that the answer provided by Lord...

December 7th, 200710 Thomas Munro Proposed rules for medical marijuana providers could open the door to private nonprofit or for-profit producers in New Mexico. Since the state's...

December 2nd, 200700 After Thirty-Five Years and $500 Billion, Drugs Are as Cheap and Plentiful as Ever: An Anatomy of a Failure  Ben Wallace-Wells 1. AFTER PABLO On the day of his...

November 22nd, 200711 Hemp helps with green movement Lucas Coppes As environmental consciousness increases, a plant with great potential to accommodate our generation’s awareness has...

November 19th, 200703 It's time for my annual rant on the stupidity of marijuana eradication and although it goes on nationally, in no place is it better illustrated than California where...

November 19th, 200702 Marijuana compound shows promise in fighting breast cancer Machines Like Us A compound found in cannabis may prove to be effective at helping stop the spread of...

November 13th, 200710 Tell the truth about cannabis and maybe we'll get somewhere Is there any wonder at all that everything which surrounds cannabis information-wise, is mixed up and...

November 13th, 200700 Police in Lincolnshire refused to investigate one in six crimes last year, it has been revealed. Figures released under the Freedom of Information Act show 9,003...

November 9th, 200710 The Vatican has published secret archive documents about the trial of the Knights Templar, including a long-lost parchment that shows that Pope Clement V initially...

November 7th, 200700 Police could be given the power to question suspects after they have been charged, the Home Secretary has said.Although MPs are discussing the possibility of giving new...

November 5th, 200780 John Andrews The movie Supersize Me has probably had more of an effect than the producers anticipated. Since then, in the fast food industry, there has been a market...

October 28th, 200710 Critics call the graffiti artist a genius, and Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have paid £1m for his work. But Hackney council has ordered its workers to power-hose his...