Drugs: Misuse:Written question - 60861

Asked by Mary Glindon
(North Tyneside)

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Asked on: 19 January 2017
Department of Health
Drugs: Misuse
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the timetable is for the Government's response to the report by the Advisory Council on the misuse of drugs, reducing opioid-related deaths in the UK, published in December 2016.
Answered by: Nicola Blackwood
Answered on: 24 January 2017

Under the Working Protocol between the Government and the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD), “Ministers will look to provide a decision on all ACMD recommendations, and to publish a response within 3 months of receipt”. The Government is working towards responding to ACMD within this timeframe.

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