UK advised to recruit former drug dealers if marijuana is legalised

Former drug dealers should be recruited and trained to produce safe, legal cannabis if the UK decides to legalise marijuana, the head of an American programme overseeing the sale of the narcotic has urged. The Commissioner in charge of legal cannabis sales...

Climate change 2020: can the Democrats make it an election issue?

Carl Shoupe, a 71-year-old who lives in Benham, Kentucky, at the foot of the tallest mountain in the state, does not feel well served by America. When he came back from Vietnam, he went to work in the coalmines. At 22, he was nearly killed by a roof collapse. …...

What links the NHS and US healthcare? Bad political choices

When the lifelong Republican Jeff Jeans recently questioned the House of Representatives Republican speaker, Paul Ryan, about the party’s healthcare proposals, Ryan probably expected him to oppose Obamacare. However, Jeans, who was diagnosed with a treatable form of...