After having had reconstructive spinal surgery as a result of a serious car crash, I was ad-vised by my doctors to take opiates. This lead to an opiate dependency, which lasted for an extended period.
Investigation has revealed too many stories similar to mine.
There is widespread recognition that the current laws are not fit for purpose for an advanced, progressive, western economy based on hope and political promise.
All citizens need clear and well-founded facts on which electoral opinions can be based. There has been a total failure of all the main parties to unite in their approach to this crucial issue. I would like to see an evidence-based reform, like we’ve seen in the USA.
That’s why I’m campaigning for a Royal Commission to review the UK’s drugs laws.