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On the brink: Britain’s ‘alternative social service’

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By Patrick Butler

Legendary 1960’s charity Release is Britain’s only specialist provider of legal advice to drug users. But can it survive in the age of spending cuts and “big society”?

Release, one of Britain’s most iconic charities, associated indelibly with 1960’s counter-culture and the hippy underground, and in its heyday dubbed “the welfare [...]