• Canada has Legalised Weed: Should the U.K. follow?

    Almost fifty years after Nixon launched the war on drugs, there now exists a building momentum to abandon the fight. Canada’s recent legalisation of cannabis, the second nation in the world to do so, embodies this motion. The question remains: Should the U.K. follow in Canada’s footsteps? With an...
  • Emancipation and Entrapment: My Experience of the Dual Effects of Marijuana

    In one of his legendary set pieces, cult figure and comic icon Bill Hicks famously announced that he thought marijuana should not just be legalised, it should be mandatory. Though he may only have been trying to tickle the ribs of his Saturday night crowds, his innocent image of...
  • Album Review: Wiz Khalifa – Khalifa

    The American, joint-smoking rapper Wiz Khalifa released his sixth LP on February 5th, being known for one of the biggest songs of 2015, ‘See You Again’ for the soundtrack to Fast and Furious 7. Following a twitter feud with the ruthless Kanye West, this album found a huge amount of attention attracted to...
  • Album Review: Danny Brown – ‘Old’

    “The return of the gangsta” is what Danny Brown boldly declares two tracks into his new 19-track epic, Old. These words imply the album to be a return to his earlier, more traditional form; whilst simultaneously commenting on the wider hip-hop landscape. Unlike many of the previous year’s most acclaimed hip-hop...
  • Student Drug Use Less Prevalent Than Thought

    You might not be as unadventurous as you thought.  In reality, fewer students have taken drugs than students themselves think, a Student Beans survey appears to reveal.  This surprising revelation came out just days before the UK Drugs Policy Commission (UKDPC) concludes that the decriminalisation of cannabis should be...