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."

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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.