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    "It’s official – the UK ban on legal highs that will begin in April is going to be one of the stupidest, most dangerous and unscientific pieces of drugs legislation ever conceived.

    Watching MPs debate the Psychoactive Substances Bill yesterday, it was clear most of them hadn’t a clue. They misunderstood medical evidence, mispronounced drug names, and generally floundered as they debated the choices and lifestyles of people who are in most cases decades younger than themselves.

    It would have been funny except the decisions made will harm people’s lives and liberty."

    https://www.newscientist.com/article...-bad-drug-law/
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    Pretty good going to beat the misuse of drugs act, it's so bad it may just be good.

    It will be interesting if Crispin Blunt is right and they end up legalising poppers again before the summer recess, have we ever legalised a drug before? If tight *******s can get a drug legalised anything can happen.

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    Absolutely infuriating. Ludicrous, ham-handed and downright embarrassing yet totally predictable from a government that has shown itself to be grievously pigheaded, out of touch and scientifically illiterate. You'd have thought that at some point during the drafting of this bill, perhaps around the time they were writing up the specific exemption for tea just so it wouldn't get banned, that it would have occurred to this ****-shoal of pants-on-head morons that, hey, maybe this is ****ing stupid?
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    (Original post by Captain Haddock)
    Absolutely infuriating. Ludicrous, ham-handed and downright embarrassing yet totally predictable from a government that has shown itself to be grievously pigheaded, out of touch and scientifically illiterate. You'd have thought that at some point during the drafting of this bill, perhaps around the time they were writing up the specific exemption for tea just so it wouldn't get banned, that it would have occurred to this ****-shoal of pants-on-head morons that, hey, maybe this is ****ing stupid?
    I don't know how someone can be so arrogant and dumb to not even look at the facts, maybe get scientific understanding of the subject first. :-/

    But it;s like the article says. The people who came up with the legislation were not chosen for expert knowledge, but on their pigheaded stance towards banning "drugs".Liek how that female Tory MP who was a doctor was moved out of designing NHS legislation because she actually knew something about the NHS as was questioning the viability of what they were doing :lol:

    It;s a like an incompetent technocracy where instead of having experts make the decision you deliberately give it to clueless people.
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    We have a health minister that supports homeopathy, a former science minister that supports homeopathy and an environmental minister that didn't believe in climate change. What has science got to do with government policy?

    Meanwhile in Portugal....
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    (Original post by Captain Haddock)
    Absolutely infuriating. Ludicrous, ham-handed and downright embarrassing yet totally predictable from a government that has shown itself to be grievously pigheaded, out of touch and scientifically illiterate. You'd have thought that at some point during the drafting of this bill, perhaps around the time they were writing up the specific exemption for tea just so it wouldn't get banned, that it would have occurred to this ****-shoal of pants-on-head morons that, hey, maybe this is ****ing stupid?
    Amen.
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    "The government's blanket ban on psychoactive substances is all over the place."

    "The Home Office has had to assure church leaders that the law would not be used to criminalise priests, although the current form of the bill does not address this explicitly – which means that incense is technically illegal."

    https://theconversation.com/how-did-...rliament-53612
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    The conservative (as in, the tories) attitude towards drugs is absolutely laughable. This is not going to solve anything at all and shows just how incompetent and out of the touch the party really is.

    I have to say when they got into power and when I originally heard about this back then, I was quite worried. Now that I see they're still going through with this, I'm even more a) worried and b) dumbfounded.
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    I thought Labour got criticised by the right for being the "nanny state" and about big government, where as the Tories are supposed to be about small government and freedoms?.....they seem more authoritarian than Labour...
 
 
 
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