Keith Vaz: 'We need legal high fast track system'

Keith Vaz, chairman of the Commons home affairs select committee, said a Royal Commission is needed to explore all the issues around drugs.

He called for testing in prisons, measures to tackle legal highs and a look at how drugs money flows through our banking system.

He said: "In prisons we believe there should be compulsory testing, on arrival and on exit, and random testing during a prison sentence.

"On legal highs, it's moving so fast, there is a new legal drug every single month and we need a fast track system.

"Finally if you look at the banking system, this is the most lucrative crime in the world."


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.