Chair of ACMD says don’t criminalise young people for drug possession

The Telegraph report:

Prof Les Iversen, chairman of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs, told MPs that criminalising teenagers for possessing small amounts of banned substances such as cannabis could stop them getting into university or buying a house later in life.

As we’ve explored before there were over 18,000 people, under the age of 18, who had a proven drug offence in 2009/10.

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