• News Feeds
Page last updated at 08:58 GMT, Monday, 16 May 2011 09:58 UK

Drug control plan 'highly regrettable'

According to a report for the think tank Demos, the Misuse of Drugs Act is dated and should be replaced by a new approach, which shifts the burden of avoiding harmful drugs away from the government to producers and distributors.

Roger Howard, chief executive of the UK Drugs Policy Commission, and Professor Neil McKeganey, director of the Centre for Drug Misuse Research, discuss how to tackle drug abuse in the internet age.

Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific