Drugs misuse

MPs debate drugs policy

General debate takes place in the Commons on Tuesday 18 July

Lord Coe questioned on blood doping allegations

Culture, Media and Sport Committee questions President of the International Association of Athletics Federations

Flaws in rushed psychoactive substances legislation

Home Affairs Committee publishes report on Psychoactive substances on 23 October

Psychoactive Substances Bill: Commons second reading

MPs debated second reading of the Bill on 19 October 2015

Psychoactive Substances Bill: Lords report stage

Final chance to ‘tidy up’ the bill

More drugs misuse

Title Date
Use of new psychoactive substances now an epidemic 20.12.2013
MPs hold drugs follow-up evidence session 19.11.2013
Power to ban legal highs should remain with Member States 04.11.2013
Lords to discuss proposal regarding new psychoactive substances with new Home Office Minister 16.10.2013
Committee calls for Royal Commission to examine UK Drug Policy 10.12.2012
Committee hears from scientific experts for drugs inquiry 19.06.2012