Pubdate: Mon, 09 Feb 1998
Date: 09/02/1998
Source: Evening News (Norwich UK)
Author: Authors: Tim Hughes
Authors: Tim Hughes
Note: Headline by MAP

James Sanham (Aug 20th) claims "all drugs outside prescription drugs
are harmful", but this cannot be true in the case of cannabis.

It used to be prescribed by doctors but was then made illegal. Does Mr
Sandham think that suddenly the nature of cannabis changed and it
became harmful overnight?

Any person with an ounce of reason could see this is

They would also be able to see that, just like Hitler tried and failed
to stamp out drug use of any kind, this type of attitude is only a
couple of steps away from killing our own children because of our "morals".

It is time to take a step back and look at the bigger picture with a
rational view.

Once this is done it should be clear to all that it is the total lack
of control over drugs caused by prohibition, rather than the drugs
themselves, that cause the problems

Tim Hughes