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ACMD warns ministers of falling local funding for drug treatment services

ACMD warns ministers of falling local funding for drug treatment services

Funding cuts are the single biggest threat to drug treatment recovery outcomes, a report published by the ACMD has warned.

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Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs: public evidence gathering day

Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs: public evidence gathering day

The ACMD is holding a public evidence gathering day on Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs on Tuesday 26 September at The Kia Oval, Vauxhall, London.

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Now recruiting: Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs members

Now recruiting: Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs members

The Home Office is looking for 11 new members to join the ACMD advisory council.

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Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs recruiting new chair

Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs recruiting new chair

The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) is recruiting a new chairperson to advise the government on issues relating to drug misuse.

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Quality of treatment for heroin users under threat

Quality of treatment for heroin users under threat

Quality of treatment for heroin users under threat from shrinking resources and disruptive re-procurement processes.

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ACMD publishes major cocaine report

ACMD publishes major cocaine report

The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) has today (12 March) published a major report on powdered cocaine and its impact on British society.

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ACMD paper highlights substance abuse knowledge gap

ACMD paper highlights substance abuse knowledge gap

The (ACMD) Recovery Committee’s publishes briefing paper on the prevention of drug and alcohol dependence.

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ACMD paper highlights substance abuse knowledge gap

ACMD paper highlights substance abuse knowledge gap

The (ACMD) Recovery Committee’s publishes briefing paper on the prevention of drug and alcohol dependence.

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New drug description to help ban family of legal highs

New drug description to help ban family of legal highs

A revised description of cannabinoid-based drugs is needed to ban a dangerous new generation of legal highs, says the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD).

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ACMD recommends ban for two legal highs linked to deaths

ACMD recommends ban for two legal highs linked to deaths

TWO lethal ‘legal highs’ should be controlled as class A substances, recommends the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD).

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Deadly "legal highs" which mimic Class A drugs to be banned

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A lethal psychedelic drug should be controlled as a Class A substance, according to the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD).

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ACMD public event: open meeting on 12 June 2014

ACMD public event: open meeting on 12 June 2014

The ACMD invites members of the public to its open meeting on Thursday 12 June 2014.

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ACMD public event: open meeting on 11 April 2014

ACMD public event: open meeting on 11 April 2014

The ACMD invites members of the public to its open meeting on Friday 11 April 2014.

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New evidence of harm caused by ketamine misuse

New evidence of harm caused by ketamine misuse

Ketamine should be upgraded to a Class B drug following increased evidence of bladder damage from frequent misuse, experts have recommended.

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Drug recovery is a long battle, warns the ACMD

Drug recovery is a long battle, warns the ACMD

The recovery committee supports the government’s drug strategy and says there is reason to be optimistic.

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ACMD recommends permanent ban on two “legal highs”

ACMD recommends permanent ban on two “legal highs”

Experts have today called on the government to permanently ban two groups of “legal highs”.

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ACMD advises the government on the control of prescription drugs

ACMD advises the government on the control of prescription drugs

The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs has recommended the control of three prescription medicines

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ACMD public event: open meeting on 16 May 2013

ACMD public event: open meeting on 16 May 2013

ACMD invites members of the public to its open meeting on Thursday 16 May 2013

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The new home on the web for the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs

The new home on the web for the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs

GOV.UK is the new place for corporate and policy information from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.

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