The War on Drugs is a War on Consciousness: in answer to Julian Brazier

Posted: November 10, 2013 by rainbowwarriorlizzie in Uncategorized

Fierce Writing

In a recent story – Legal Highs vs Natural Highs, published here – I referred to an intervention my MP, Julian Brazier, made with the Home Secretary on the issue of legal highs. I sent a copy of the story to Mr Brazier who responded with the following letter:

Dear Chris,

Many thanks for your piece which I read with interest. This is a big complicated subject but boils down to the old question of whether to legalise or not. On one point of detail, I am told by sources I respect that cannabis is both a much more potent drug than its namesake of the 60s and 70s and that it is now one of the major causes of schizophrenia – as you know we have a worrying rise in mental illness among young people

Yours

Julian

Following is my answer to Julian Brazier’s letter:

Dear Julian, the…

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