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Pope Francis condemns the ‘evil’ of drug use

Francis criticises attempts to legalise drugs as he addresses enforcement agencies

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Fr Ray Blake described the reality of helping the poor. He should be applauded, not castigated

If Fr Ray stops blogging, it will be a victory for the worst kind of censorship

I disagree with Pope Francis: the War on Drugs should be ended

No Catholic should contradict the Pope, but drug legalisation would save lives

Pope Benedict knows that this is the age of addiction

Damian Thompson says that new technology is making temptation harder than ever to resist

The ‘war on drugs’ is the problem, not the solution. It never made sense: now we have the proof

Legalising drugs reduces both crime and addiction

Taking drugs should be legal but discouraged in the same way as smoking

The war on drugs hasn’t worked. Cigarette smoking, on the other hand, has declined steadily since the Second World War

Pete Doherty needs help. His fans should boycott his records until he gets it

He must be the despair of all who care about him

It is comforting to know that Amy Winehouse’s family have a tradition to fall back on

Lots of parents, like Mitch and Janis Winehouse, have lost a child to drugs or alcohol. The stories are often very similar

Mexico can only be saved if we give up the war on drugs

Decriminalising drugs will put the country’s deadly cartels out of business