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In this submission, Transform maintains that the classification system is fundamentally flawed. Drug harms are mediated by the nature of the user, the dose of...
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This submission argues that the single biggest cause of crime could be eliminated by moving from the current drugs prohibition regime to one of strict...
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Transform is extremely disappointed with the Drug Strategy consultation and review process and support the objections outlined in the submission made by ...
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A detailed list of Transform's objections to the 2007 UK drug strategy consultation and review process.

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Summary: principal concerns 
  • The Bill is overly focused on criminal justice-based initiatives, which have a poor record of...
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In June 2003 the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit produced a detailed economic and social analysis of international and domestic drug policy that showed that...
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The UK is in the middle of a drug policy crisis. Whilst the debate on drug policy issues has developed, there is a dearth of evidence on which to base a ...
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Writing in Addiction, Transform's Steve Rolles and Danny Kushlick consider the role of prohibition in driving the new psychoactive substance (NPS) phenomenon and the challenges of...

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In a 2010 Lancet paper Nutt et al. propose a model for evaluating and ranking drug harms, building on earlier work by incorporating multi criteria decision...
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In an article in the British Medical Journal, Steve Rolles summarises Transform's flagship publication, 'After the War on Drugs: Blueprint for Regulation', arguing that we need to end the...

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