[PDF] Drugs of dependence : the role of medical professionals

Source:
British Medical Association - BMA
Publisher:
British Medical Association (BMA)
Publication date:
01 January 2013

Abstract

The objectives of this report are to:

encourage debate on the most effective approach to preventing and reducing the harms associated with illicit drug use and illicit drug-control policies, based on an independent and objective review of the evidence

• examine the role of the medical profession in preventing and reducing the harms associated with illicit drug use and policies for control of illicit drug use

• encourage debate and dialogue between the medical profession and policy makers, legislators, the police, service providers and academics who have knowledge and expertise in this area.