Decriminalise drug use, say experts after six-year study

Oct 15, 2012 by

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Advisors say no serious rise in consumption is likely if possession of small amounts of controlled drugs is allowed.. A six-year study of Britain’s drug laws by leading scientists, police officers, academics and experts has concluded it is time to introduce decriminalisation.

The report by the UK Drug Policy Commission (UKDPC), an independent advisory body, says possession of small amounts of controlled drugs should no longer be a criminal offence and concludes the move will not lead to a significant increase in use.

Decriminalise drug use, say experts after six year study

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