Liberal Legalisers: The Times Cannabis Letter at 50

Friday 4 August 2017, 11.00

50 years on, Peter Hitchens confronts the celebrity signatories of a letter, published in The Times in 1967, which called for the legalisation of cannabis. He blames them for legitimising a permissiveness towards drug-taking in this country which has fuelled a mental health crisis in the UK.

Listen here: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08zdnm8

Producer: Tim Mansell
A Juniper production for BBC Radio 4.