The financial benefits of legalising Cannabis for recreational use are incalculable
But calculate the income the state might derive from such a move is exactly what Chris Snowdon of the Institute of Economic Affairs has done
Tapping the calculator and asking the questions is Paul North of VolteFace a think tank that looks at alternatives to current drug policies. Hard evidence for their policy recomendations is always useful and there is no evidence quite so hard as money bundled in billions.
Volteface works with an array of partners across civil society, business, media and government to foster public engagement, formulate new evidence-based policy ideas and acts as a thoughtful advocate for change. On this occasion the case for change seems compelling.
Find VolteFace here
Four times each year we invite around 60 people to join us for a day of making programmes.
On 23 October An Audience with CLGdotTV No3 will focus on social care and health and topics covered will include:
integration of health and social care services around place
the HR and skills connundrum at the heart of social care and health integration
the challenges of patient/citizen information sharing and how these can be overcome
the role of population, NHS ‘SUS’ and other data in improving service interventions and outcomes
self-supporting communities – how far will social prescribing and asset based commissioning take us?
the potential of apps and other digitally-enabled products and services in social care
the sustainability of current health and social care systems.
Seats on the panels and in the audience are as rare as teeth in hens. #beoneofthe60 email Ben Webber email@example.com
for more information.
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. These can be found on the CLGdotTV platform
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