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Do Punitive Drug Laws Work?

A report published today (October 30th, 2014) by Liberal Democrat Home Office minister Norman Baker will say that “there is “no obvious” link between tough laws and levels of illegal drug use” and advises that drug abuse should be treated as a health issue, rather than a criminal justice issue.

Injecting Drug Paraphernalia

Read the full article here – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-29824764

The report is set to be debated in the House of Commons later today.

Watch the debate live here from 11.45am – http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Main/Player.aspx?meetingId=16212

Read the full content of the House of Commons motion here – http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/backbench-business-committee/news/mps-to-debate-uk-drugs-policy/

 

Find out more about Warwickshire‘s services here:

http://www.cw-recovery.org.uk/contact-us/

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http://www.compass-uk.org/where-we-work/young-peoples-services/warwickshire/

http://www.eshworks.org/

http://apps.warwickshire.gov.uk/api/documents/WCCC-966-383

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