UK. Chief Medical Officer says it is time for a major UK re-think on drugs policy

UK.  Chief Medical Officer says it is time for a major UK re-think on drugs policy

UK.  Top Doctor says stop treating drugs as a crime

England’s most senior Doctor, Professor Sally Davies, has said it is time to stop treating drug users as criminals, and time to start treating drug usage as a health issue instead.  This new plea follows several reports from politicians of all parties that the current system is no longer ‘fit for purpose’ and requires a major re-think in the way the UK deals with cannabis usage and other drugs.

The full report is here http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9822091/People-who-take-illegal-drugs-shouldnt-be-treated-as-criminals.html

UK.  Chief Medical Officer says it is time for a major UK re-think on drugs policy
January 25th 2013

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