Category Archives for "Drugs"

Sep 08

Tony Blair admits to drinking away his stress

By Ian Young

Tuesday 8th September 2010 www.ianyoung.co So, despite being away on travels across the USA, I am trying to maintain some momentum with my blogging. Problems arise such as spare time, wifi access and articles or scenarios that interest me enough to write about them. And then I found this…  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/tony-blair/7974820/Tony-Blair-A-Journey-PMs-drinking-habit.html It appears to quote the […]

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Aug 28

The Teen Project

By Ian Young

Saturday 28th August 2010 www.ian-young.com Yesterday morning I had the privilege of breakfast with Lauri Burns (sorry for getting lost and arriving 45 mins late – that Lake Shore Drive sure is a long road). I first met Lauri 6 years ago, when she was the opening speaker at a convention I was attending in […]

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Aug 26

Legal age to drink? Is this madness?

By Ian Young

Thursday 26th August 2010 www.ian-young.com Last night I met a guy who got sober aged 21 (he is almost 10 years sober now). This being Southern California (I was in Laguna Beach)  where the legal age to drink is 21, meant he did very little drinking that was ever legal. This just goes to support […]

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Aug 20

Changing Drug Laws?

By Ian Young

Wednesday 18th August 2010 www.ianyoung.co Yesterday, the news across the UK was partly taken up with a top Doctor – Sir Ian Gilmore, from the Royal College of Physicians calling for a drug law review and towards decriminalising controlled substances, thus drastically reducing crime (obviously) and improving health (possibly). http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-10990921 I’m not too sure where […]

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Aug 20

War on Drugs – Afghanistan considered

By Ian Young

Thursday 19th August 2010 www.ianyoung.co I’ve been thinking about the War on Drugs in Afghanistan after watching a Channel 4 Documentary http://www.channel4.com/programmes/our-drugs-war/episode-guide/series-1/episode-3 presented very fairly by Angus Macqueen. It was the final thoughts shared by an Afghanistan civilian that has left an uncomfortable thought swirling around my head. He shared (I’m paraphrasing here) that it […]

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