Release's briefing paper submitted to MPs ahead of a debate - The human and financial costs of drug addiction. The debate was held in Westminster Hall on 22 November 2017.
Issues explored include:
- Drug-related deaths and harms in the UK
- How prohibition drives the harms of drug policy
- Alternatives to the current approach (harm reduction, decriminalisation, DCRs)
- The government knows that it is failing
Read debate transcript here.