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More than meets the eye: The museum of drug policy explores the deeper side of the “war on drugs”

More than meets the eye: The museum of drug policy explores the deeper side of the “war on drugs”

Entertainment, Exhibition
Words: Lavinia Petrucci | Subbing: Joanne Clark The museum of drug policy gives an insight into drug regulations and its criminalisation with the use of art and uplifting talks and workshops in the heart of Southwark. The museum of drug policy is a free pop museum that opened in the London Bridge area from the 3rd until the 5th of November. First launched in New York City in April 2016, and later in Montreal, the museum came to London to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Release, a UK based non-profit organisation that provides specialist advice to the public and campaigns for the decriminalisation of drug use. With more than 60 pieces of art, the museum is aimed at demonstrating how drug policies affect communities from all over the world. Using art to convey this powerful message...
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