The report was written for the Inter-Ministerial Group on Drugs, which asked the ACMD
s Recovery Committee to examine how opioid substitution therapy could be improved to get better results for those suffering heroin addiction.
But Somali groups in Britain warned that khat posed a "significant social problem", and the ACMD
itself was reportedly divided by the council's decision.
has also warned that there is an increasing need to educate the public over "potentially lethal" inhalation of gases such as helium and nitrous oxide.
In September 2011 the ACMD
recommended desoxypipradrol be controlled as a Class B drug.
wants existing legislation to be used "more effectively" to prevent the drugs being labelled that way and wants retailers to have a "burden of proof" placed on them that the product is not for human consumption and is safe for its intended use.
Fatima Al Mesafri, head of ACMD
Ramadan events' organising committee, said winners will be honoured in a special ceremony in the second week of the holy month of Ramadan.
Blackman (2004: 183), described Hellawell's resignation as a 'piece of theatre', stressing that by claiming not to know where the policy of reclassification stemmed from, the drug tsar 'made a fool out of himself' as 'government drug advice comes from numerous official sources; the Police Federation, the House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology, the ACMD
, medical experts, DrugScope and lawyers' (Blackman 2004: 183).
On the advice of the ACMD
, the Government are to ban a raft of other highs as well as meph.
The Home Office has not requested ACMD
to review the classification of Ecstasy (MDMA).
should have subsidiaries in all the provinces and should replace the existing provincial agriculture marketing departments, which have miserably failed to stem the rot, leave alone improving it, It must play a proactive role by conducting commodity-specific surveys, based on acreage, production and market intelligence, grading commodities for domestic consumption and export purposes, arranging finance for, and set timing of, procurement of all commodities and ensuring judicious return on farmers' investment by recommending appropriate support price.
chairman Professor Les Iversen said of the rise in older people taking the drug: "The phenomenon is there.
This week, ACMD
chair Professor Les Iversen told a meeting that the public body was "ahead of the game" with regards to Annihilation and had determined that it was made from a synthetic form of cannabis.