A Drug-Takers Paradise – the UK?

Drug misuse England in 2015, some two-and-a-half thousand drug misuse deaths (highest level ever recorded) and in 2015/16, twenty-four thousand drug-related hospital admissions [mental health, behavioural disorders, poisoning (a dramatic increase over a decade)]. In England & Wales, at the last count there were around nearly ‘three million’ silly adults still taking illicit drugs. Even […]

New health guidelines say alcohol drinking gives you cancers – time at least to bring in Prohibition in the United Kingdom?

 USA style There is a link between drinking any alcohol at all that brings with it the risk of cancer say researchers, so the UK’s Chief Medical Officer now advises drastic and tough reductions in consumption – logically she should though be proposing complete abstinence if there is no such thing as a safe level, […]

Mass Murders abound and we ‘know who they are’ – why are they still at large?

    Oh yes, to avoid any doubt here we are now talking about the tobacco industry’s barons in particular, but also of course about their employees, promulgators, fellow-travellers, apologists, smugglers, and counterfeiters. These cretins involved in that vile pseudo-legal drug trade pull in their millions & ill gotten gains, as their ignorant victims stupidly […]

Drugs Drugs Drugs – which of them are killing you and our Society?

From time immemorial mankind has been prolific in finding things in nature that can alter the body and mind. It may well have started early on when the ‘homo’ species found out that certain plants and organisms could be used to beneficial effect – clear sickness, help mend broken bones, provoke sleep, or cause mind […]

Smoking in Prisons – Time to Ban it?

The Health Act 2006 brought-in a total ban in England to stop smoking in all enclosed work places, which came into force in July 2007 – this followed the lead of other UK counties (Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland) which had introduced similar bans. [Some private companies had much earlier introduced such bans in their […]