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Drugs: Misuse

Question for Department of Health

UIN 60861, tabled on 19 January 2017

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 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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