Ex-drugs policy director calls for legalisation – The Guardian

Posted August 13th, 2008 in drug offences, news by sally

“A former senior civil servant who was responsible for coordinating the government’s anti-drugs policy now believes that legalisation would be less harmful than the current strategy. Julian Critchley, the former director of the Cabinet Office’s anti-drugs unit, also said that his views were shared by the ‘overwhelming majority’ of professionals in the field, including police officers, health workers and members of the government.”

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The Guardian, 13th August 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk