Decriminalise drugs – it would reduce the level of harm in Britain

The all-party parliamentary group on drug policy reform wants legal highs to be regulated and drugs classified on real evidence
13 January 2013
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The all-party parliamentary group on drug policy reform undertook an inquiry into the implications of the arrival of "legal highs" – a new substance appeared on the UK market every week in 2012. The prime minister says the current policy is working. I wish it were. But as the use of cannabis has declined by a few percentage points over the past few years, the use of "legal highs" has soared. The position for drugs users is therefore more dangerous than it was a few years ago.

The Guardian (UK)
Monday, January 14, 2013