Life During Lockdown: Psychedelics, Prison and COVID-19

Many of us are ‘on retreat’, living in lockdown as we desperately try to buy time for our medical services to cope with the effects of COVID-19. Some people have been on lockdown for days, others for many weeks. In The United States Penitentiary Tucson, Arizona, William Leonard Pickard has been on lockdown for two decades. In […]

Mashed Swedes – draconian drug policy in Scandinavia

When we think of Sweden we might think of humanitarianism, egalitarianism, and progressive politics. For the most part this is true, however when it comes to drug policy, Sweden is far from humane. Sweden has one of the toughest drug laws in Europe with personal drug use a criminal offence punishable by imprisonment of up […]