UK 'stuck in pointless war on drugs'

The UK war on drugs is not working, experts have said Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

The UK is "stuck in a pointless war on drugs", the Guardian reports.

"It's not working and it costs us heavily, in human terms – with people addicted, incarcerated and burgled – and in financial terms", the newspaper have said.

Read the Guardian's blog on the UK's war on drugs.

Advertisement

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.