David Cameron urged to take 'now or never' step on drugs reform

Cross-party committee says prime minister should set up royal commission on Britain's failing drug laws
The Guardian (UK)
Monday, December 10, 2012

cameronDavid Cameron should urgently set up a royal commission to consider all the alternatives to Britain's failing drug laws, including decriminalisation and legalisation, an influential cross-party group of MPs has concluded. The Commons home affairs select committee says after taking evidence from all sides of the drug debate, that "now, more than ever" there is a case for a fundamental review of all UK drug policy. (See also: Committee calls for Royal Commission to examine UK Drug Policy)