Julian Buchanan

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Evidence, science, reason, rationality and indeed personal integrity – woefully lacking from drug policy

See on Scoop.itDrugs, Society, Human Rights & Justice

Julian Buchanan‘s insight:

We keep talking about ‘drugs’ as if they are a pharmacologically defined category – they are not. The notion of ‘drugs’ has no evidence  it’s a social construct.

After this interview Theresa May probably had some ‘drugs’ but being caffeine, alcohol and/or nicotine – although all toxic and potentially lethal – as well as enjoyable for most of us – they are outside the discourse and these drugs are excluded.
 
Evidence, science, reason and rationality are woefully lacking from drug policy. We have a drug policy befitting of the 19th century.

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