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Drug control plan 'highly regrettable'

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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.


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