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In January 2004 cannabis was downgraded to a class c drug in the UK. Medical experts at the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) had said the old classification of cannabis alongside substances like amphetamines was “disproportionate” to its harmfulness.
ACMD chairman Professor Sir Michael Rawlins said his report was not saying cannabis was harmless. “Cannabis is associated with some risks of health but the council concludes that these are less than the risks posed by other Class B drugs such as amphetamine,” he said. The report found the use of cannabis, which has risen sharply over the past 29 years, does not cause any major health problems and rarely causes serious illness in previously healthy people.
The reclassification of cannabis as a Class B drug came into effect in England and Wales in January 2009 amid complaints the new laws were “illogical”.
Ministers went against their own advisors to upgrade the drug.

Mr. X by Carl Sagan

This account was written in 1969 for publication in Marihuana Reconsidered (1971). Sagan was in his mid-thirties at that time. He continued to use cannabis for the rest of his life.

It all began about ten years ago. I had reached a considerably more relaxed period in my life – a time when I had come to feel that there was more to living than science, a time of awakening of my social consciousness and amiability, a time when I was open to new experiences. I had become friendly with a group of people who occasionally smoked cannabis, irregularly, but with evident pleasure. Continue reading Mr. X by Carl Sagan

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