Britain's annual £3 billion war on drugs is a waste of public money that is not based on evidence and damages lives, experts have said following a six-year study.
The final report of the UK Drug Policy Commission (UKDPC) called for a "wholesale review" of drugs laws, in which possessing small amounts of drugs for personal use should be made a civil offence instead of a criminal offence.
The independent body likened using illegal drugs to gambling or eating junk food.
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