US outlet Alternet positively reviews Pills, Powder and Smoke

US outlet Alternet reviews my book, Pills, Powder and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs. The review is by Phillip Smith: America shows signs of emerging from the century-long shadow of drug prohibition, with marijuana leading the way and a psychedelic decriminalization movement rapidly gaining steam. It also seems as if the mass incarceration fever…

How the UK could end its war on drugs

My piece appeared in the Guardian yesterday: Britain is in the midst of a drug emergency. The country is witnessing unprecedented rates of Class A drug use; Border Force officers are seizing more cocaine than at any time in recorded history. The problem is particularly bad in Scotland, which has the highest rateof drug deaths…