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  • Leading article: Cannabis: a retraction
    Sunday, 18 March 2007

    Indeed, this newspaper's campaign was less avant-garde than it seemed. Only four years later, The Daily Telegraph went farther, calling for cannabis to be legalised for a trial period. We were leading a consensus, which even this Government - often g...

  • Rosie Boycott: Skunk is dangerous. But I still believe in my campaign to decriminalise cannabis
    Sunday, 18 March 2007

    Sitting on the grass in Hyde Park, armed with a packet of cigarette papers and the contents of a Benson & Hedges, I rolled my first joint. The dope made me happy. It seemed such a much better way to get high than my parents' nightly tipple of she...

  • Letters: Return to Zimbabwe
    Monday, 19 March 2007

    Driving from the airport I looked out along the side of the main road for the familiar fields of maize and cattle. Both have been replaced by dry savanna. My driver explained that the farms had "all gone". In the past crops had been grown all the yea...

  • Rowan Pelling: Love is... never getting a good night's sleep
    Sunday, 18 March 2007

    My mother and father slept in the same bed until the day my father died of cancer, at home. When my older siblings and I were small we often piled in too. I remember my mother telling me that she always held my father's hand until she fell asleep, an...

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