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Are We Being Told The Truth About The “War on Drugs”? by Nick Sandberg

The massive and ever-increasing presence of illicit drugs within our society is prompting much concern. The US government’s “War on Drugs” is demonstrably not working and further considered by many to be counterproductive. Here in the UK, the number of people using heroin is now reckoned to be approaching 2% of the general population of some cities. Yet little effective…

Heroin Use and the Psychology of Repression by Nick Sandberg

I hope this short piece about how repression occurs and the kinds of strategies our subconscious mind utilises to deal with it may shed fresh light on addiction issues. Heroin, known medically as diamorphine, is in essence little more than an extremely powerful painkiller. The essential effect of heroin, like that of any opiate, is to render pain subconscious. To…

A Commentary on the US Methamphetamine Anti-Proliferation Bill, 1999

[this bill was proposd by Sen. John Ashworth in 1999 and was subsequently passed without the controversial clause discussed below – Nick, Jan 2001] In 1980s Britain, the government of Margaret Thatcher found itself wanting to pass into law some incredibly restrictive legal measures. And, concerned that citizens might, not unreasonably, start quoting George Orwell’s 1984 in the face of asset seizure…