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Drugs debate urged by MPs

David Cameron will today be urged by MPs to start a wide-ranging public debate on drug policy - including the possibility of legalisation.

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Health expert warn about dangers of cannabis

Chief executive of the mental health charity Sane, Marjorie Wallace, has expressed concern about the possible impact on cannabis use. She said:

If the report is to be responsible, it must take account of the specific damage that cannabis can do to the developing brain, not only as recent studies have shown inducing irreversible cognitive deterioration but in around 10% of cases triggering severe psychotic illness.

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