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The human and financial costs of drug addiction

Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017

This debate pack is produced for the Westminster Hall on Wednesday 22 November 2017 from 2.30-4pm on the human and financial costs of drug addiction. The debate will be opened by Craig Mackinlay MP.

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This briefing provides an overview of drug misuse, the recent increase in drug related deaths and estimates of drug misuse costs. It will also look at the publication of the new Government Drug strategy and responses to this.

 

Commons Debate packs CDP-2017-0230

Authors: Sarah Barber; Alison Pratt; Rachael Harker

Topics: Drugs crimes, Drugs misuse, Health services

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