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Request by 12 Scottish MPs for decriminalization of personal use drug possession blocked by Home Office

Request by 12 Scottish MPs for decriminalization of personal use drug possession blocked by Home Office The possession of illicit drugs for personal use should be decriminalised, a report by MPs has said. The Scottish Affairs Committee also recommended the UK government should back safe consumption rooms in Scotland in a bid to tackle drug misuse. Drug-related deaths in Scotland reached an all-time high of 1,187 last year. The Home Office said it had no plans to decriminalise drug possession…

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