IT DOESNT MAKE SENSE TO LEAVE ALCOHOL OUT OF THE DRUGS DEBATE

IT DOESNT MAKE SENSE TO LEAVE ALCOHOL OUT OF THE DRUGS DEBATE

INTERESTING IN THE LIGHT OF THE GOVERNMENT'S DRUG STRATEGY BUT PUZZLING IN THAT NEITHER PIECE MENTIONED ALCOHOL.

Before the act came into effect there were about 900 registered heroin addicts in the country, most of them members of the medical profession, and most in employment.
It was the prohibition of heroin in 1971 that led directly to the huge increase in drugs misuse and the enormous, illegal industry to manufacture and supply them.

It was interesting and puzzling to see John Harris’s piece on illegal drugs (I was relaxed about Britain’s drug culture evolution… , 23 September) two days on from the five points of view on whether or not drugs...

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