The abuse of illegal and legal drugs is a health issue, and it should be treated as such. Abusers of drugs should be provided with care, advice and assistance to prevent or reduce dependency, as well as support to ensure that they can operate effectively within society. For these reasons, and because the NHS largely deals with the negative consequences of substance abuse, it would make sense for the NHS to take the lead in both research and providing advice in all areas of drug policy, from the medicinal use of marijuana to the impact or dangers of new recreational drug.
- Safe locations would be provided for heroin addicts to inject under medical supervision
- People would be encourage to hand in dangerous & contaminated drugs to officials