Conservative leadership favourite David Cameron was today subjected to a TV grilling on his experience of illegal drugs, but refused to confirm or deny whether he had smoked cannabis as a student.
"Conservative leadership contender David Cameron says claims that he is a “Tory Blair” are “rubbish”.
Many television viewers watching the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina last week found that their compassion soured as they watched the violence and looting in New Orleans. But what did those images really mean?
David Cameron, the Tory leadership contender, believes the UN should consider legalising drugs and wants hard-core addicts to be provided with legal “shooting galleries” and state-prescribed heroin.
There are few politicians that one cries over the death of. There are also some that inspire many thousands of their fellow-country citizens.
David Davis was introduced to the American law professor and right-wing libertarian at a West Virginia lakeside holiday cabin - and liked what he was hearing
In January 2005, The Home Secretary Charles Clarke (Norwich South MP) refused to meet members of the Legalise Cannabis Alliance [LCA] because he did not respect the legalisation argument. (Norwich evening News 28 Jan).
Pro-cannabis campaigners are celebrating after Home Secretary Charles Clarke finally agreed to meet them.
From behind the counter of the Sky High coffee shop, through a haze of marijuana smoke, Sebastian explains what he thinks of the European constitution. “It sucks,” he says, promising to vote “no” in a referendum today which is likely to deal a fatal blow to a treaty negotiated over two and a half years and signed by 25 EU leaders.
Government advisers are likely to reject a tougher line on cannabis despite mounting concerns about the drug’s potential dangers and reservations by Tony Blair and the home secretary.
CHARLES Kennedy yesterday promised to scrap soft-line policies on drugs and porn amid fears it cost his party millions of votes.
Any further reclassification of cannabis must be due to robust medical evidence and not political spin to win votes in the general election, drug charities said today.
Winning may be a distant prospect, but it hasn’t stopped dreamers and idealists from putting their case to Yorkshire voters. William Green reports.
LEGALISE Cannabis Alliance candidate Tom Hampson believes he will be the voice for the frustrated non-voters in Leigh who have become disillusioned with mainstream politics.
Sid Whitworth is the Legalise Cannabis Alliance candidate for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr.
Carl Wagner is used to hitting the headlines.
"Drugs are at the root of a lot of crime, especially violent crime. They ruin families and destroy communities too. As the dealers and junkies take over, families move out, turning neighbourhoods into ghettos.
A 66-year-old granny who admits cooking cannabis cakes, soup and casseroles for neighbours and friends has launched her campaign to become the next MP for Neath. Pat Tabram is realistic enough to know she is not going to unseat Welsh Secretary Peter Hain.
Politics trumps science again as President George W. Bush proclaims tomorrow National DARE Day.
Rocky van de Benderskum, Legalise Cannabis Alliance Parliamentary candidate for Canterbury, will be in the city centre next Saturday 16th April.
A GRANNY spared jail for cooking cannabis hotpots is to stand for Parliament against Welsh Secretary of State Peter Hain.
A PROMINENT pro-cannabis campaigner at the centre of a legal row over the medicinal use of the drug is to stand for Parliament.
The Tories’ policy chief today denied the Party was split over the issue of re-classifying cannabis.