- RT @MatteoTiratelli: Really pleased that my attempt to trace common patterns in how riots develop over time has been accepted by Sociology!… 2 days ago
- The first of two short papers I've written recently on the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 has just been published: emerald.com/insight/conten… 1 week ago
- @AlexStevensKent @jqjasonkew Why is it costly, though? Perhaps we could nationalise heroin production and provide to LAs at real cost only. 1 week ago
Author Archives: Toby Seddon
This episode takes a long view of global drug policy, arguing that shifts in global power have always had a significant impact on drug control throughout the last 200 years. What then might be the implications for drug law reform … Continue reading
I recently wrote a piece for the Social & Legal Studies blog. Read it here.
This episode explores the issue of prescribing heroin to people with heroin problems, a practice with a long history and usually today termed Heroin Assisted Treatment or HAT. The episode draws on a recent research project exploring the controversial work … Continue reading
This episode explores a core question of this field: what is a drug? It draws on an archival research project. For further details, read this paper or this short summary.
This episode looks at the cannabis law reform movement in the 1960s, drawing on an archival research project. Please see published paper here.
Authors Toby Seddon and Will Floodgate discuss their new book Regulating Cannabis.
In April 2016, I was in New York for an ISSDP meeting on cannabis policy in the Americas. At the end of the first day, I was due to meet up for dinner with Niamh Eastwood and Alex Stevens. I … Continue reading
In early 2016, when I was drafting my chapter on drugs for the ‘Oxford Handbook of Criminology’, I made a passing reference to Dr John Marks’ heroin prescribing practice in the 1980s. I had assumed that somewhere there would be … Continue reading
I have created a new page to bring together my previous and current work on drug law reform. Links to downloads where available.