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  • The NBPA welcomes US trials that are exploring alternative approaches to cannabis possession and believes that the UK could learn important lessons from monitoring how legalisation works in cities like Seattle. NBPA Vice President Nick Glynn, who was interviewed by BBC Radio 1’s Newsbeat programme said, “We’ve had our current approach to drug laws for 20 years. If we can learn anything from the US I think we should see whether we can get some better outcomes”. “There are about a million stop and searches carried out in England and Wales every year. Around half of those are focused on […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    NBPA welcomes US drug law trials

    The NBPA welcomes US trials that are exploring alternative approaches to cannabis possession and believes that the UK could learn important lessons from monitoring how legalisation works in cities like Seattle. NBPA Vice President Nick Glynn, who was interviewed by BBC Radio 1’s Newsbeat programme said, “We’ve had our current approach to drug laws for 20 years. If we can learn anything from the US I think we should see whether we can get some better outcomes”. “There are about a million stop and searches carried out in England and Wales every year. Around half of those are focused on […]

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  •   The NBPA welcomes the Home Secretary’s statement to the House of Commons (30 April 2014) about the police use of stop and search powers. Stop search is a contentious issue across communities and this is particularly true amongst black and minority ethnic people who are still disproportionately subjected to their use. Vice President Nick Glynn, who leads for the NBPA on stop and search said, “Having contributed to the consultation we are pleased that the Home Secretary has reiterated the need for reductions in the use of stop and search, together with a more intelligence led, productive approach. She is […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    Stop and Search – A priority for NBPA

      The NBPA welcomes the Home Secretary’s statement to the House of Commons (30 April 2014) about the police use of stop and search powers. Stop search is a contentious issue across communities and this is particularly true amongst black and minority ethnic people who are still disproportionately subjected to their use. Vice President Nick Glynn, who leads for the NBPA on stop and search said, “Having contributed to the consultation we are pleased that the Home Secretary has reiterated the need for reductions in the use of stop and search, together with a more intelligence led, productive approach. She is […]

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