Volteface Takes A Look At Tory Leadership Candidates & Attitudes To Drugs – Spoiler It’s Suitably Depressing

Volteface Takes A Look At Tory Leadership Candidates & Attitudes To Drugs – Spoiler It’s Suitably Depressing
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Here we go! The incoming PM will have a host of drug policy issues that require his or her urgent attention, from ending the drug death epidemic, to expanding access to cannabis based medicines on the NHS beyond the current 3 prescriptions in 4 years. The rescheduling of psilocybin and other psychedelics to allow them to be used as medicines, the absolute state of our CBD and hemp industries and of course, all those silver NOs canisters lining our streets that Lord Sugar was so confused by. With that in mind, here’s everything you need to know about what the eight runners and riders to be our next PM have ever said about drugs. Rishi Sunak: A self-declared ‘Total coke addict’ (that’s mexican Coke specifically) – the former Chancellor invested public money in cannabis companies, but has never spoken about drugs in Parliament. As an MP from the Osborne-Cameron wing of the party, he may be open to the economic arguments in favour of cannabis legalisation but it’s difficult to tell with Rishi. Despite being high profile for a number of years now, attempts to garner how favourable or otherwise Sunak is instinctively to the cause of drug policy reform have as yet delivered little in the way of evidence. His grounding in the Cameroon (that’s David Cameron not the African country) wing of the party – socially liberal, economically hawkish – in theory means he would be favourable to the cause of drug policy reform – one that Cameron himself nearly pursued in office and talked about at length during his race to become leader in 2005.  One might suggest that having been to Winchester, then Oxford, and then worked as a banker he’s probably not lacked exposure to drugs, but ultimately whether he’s amenable to support the cause of reform is yet to be seen.…

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