Charities unite in opposition to government drugs policy

Charities have united to condemn the government's 'dangerous' and 'trivialising' approach to drug treatment
The Guardian (UK)
Tuesday, April 24, 2012

needle-exchangeAn alliance of influential charities has condemned a key government drugs strategy document, calling it an "ideological attack" on proven addiction treatments and "dangerously and deeply flawed". It warns that ministers will be putting lives at risk if proposed plans to push through "abstinence-based" approaches go ahead.