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Correspondence: Letter from the ACMD to the Home Secretary: GHB, GBL, and related compounds

Correspondence: Letter from the ACMD to the Home Secretary: GHB, GBL, and related compounds

Letter from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) to the Home Secretary in response to the 6 January letter on GHB and GBL.

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Correspondence: Call for evidence: barriers to research with controlled drugs

Correspondence: Call for evidence: barriers to research with controlled drugs

Letter from the ACMD Barriers to Research working group to collect written evidence from researchers about barriers to legitimate research with controlled drugs.

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Correspondence: Call for evidence: barriers to research with controlled drugs

Correspondence: Call for evidence: barriers to research with controlled drugs

Letter from the ACMD Barriers to Research working group to collect written evidence from researchers about barriers to legitimate research with controlled drugs.

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ACMD public evidence gathering days: young people’s drug use and naloxone provision

ACMD public evidence gathering days: young people’s drug use and naloxone provision

Register your interest in attending or providing evidence to the ACMD.

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Correspondence: Advice on Epidyolex

Correspondence: Advice on Epidyolex

Letter to the Home Office regarding the appropriate Schedule for the cannabis-based product for medicinal use, Epidyolex, under the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001.

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Correspondence: Misuse of fentanyl and fentanyl analogues

Correspondence: Misuse of fentanyl and fentanyl analogues

This report advises government on the number and nature of known fentanyl analogues, risk factors, pharmacology, toxic effects and misuse and associated harms.

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Correspondence: Cannabis based products for medicinal use: assessing the impact

Correspondence: Cannabis based products for medicinal use: assessing the impact

A framework for the assessment of the impact of rescheduling cannabis-based products for medicinal use (CBPMs).

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Correspondence: Cannabis based products for medicinal use: assessing the impact

Correspondence: Cannabis based products for medicinal use: assessing the impact

A framework for the assessment of the impact of rescheduling cannabis-based products for medicinal use (CBPMs).

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Correspondence: Self commissioned workstreams for 2020

Correspondence: Self commissioned workstreams for 2020

Letter to the Home Secretary from the Chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs, outlining our self-commissioned workstreams planned for 2020.

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Correspondence: Self commissioned workstreams for 2020

Correspondence: Self commissioned workstreams for 2020

Letter to the Home Secretary from the Chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs, outlining our self-commissioned workstreams planned for 2020.

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Correspondence: 'Third generation' synthetic cannabinoids

Correspondence: 'Third generation' synthetic cannabinoids

Report to the Minister for Crime Prevention, which recommends a revised generic description of ‘third generation’ synthetic cannabinoids.

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Correspondence: ACMD advice: future use and purpose of Temporary Class Drug Orders

Correspondence: ACMD advice: future use and purpose of Temporary Class Drug Orders

Letter from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) to the Home Office about the future use and purpose of Temporary Class Drug Orders (TCDOs).

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Correspondence: ACMD advice: future use and purpose of Temporary Class Drug Orders

Correspondence: ACMD advice: future use and purpose of Temporary Class Drug Orders

Letter from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) to the Home Office about the future use and purpose of Temporary Class Drug Orders (TCDOs).

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Correspondence: ACMD advice: future use and purpose of Temporary Class Drug Orders

Correspondence: ACMD advice: future use and purpose of Temporary Class Drug Orders

Letter from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) to the Home Office about the future use and purpose of Temporary Class Drug Orders (TCDOs).

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Correspondence: ACMD advice on independent prescribing by paramedics

Correspondence: ACMD advice on independent prescribing by paramedics

Letter from Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) to ministers, providing advice on independent prescribing of controlled drugs by paramedics.

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Correspondence: ACMD advice on independent prescribing by paramedics

Correspondence: ACMD advice on independent prescribing by paramedics

Letter from Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) to ministers, providing advice on independent prescribing of controlled drugs by paramedics.

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Correspondence: ACMD advice on independent prescribing by paramedics

Correspondence: ACMD advice on independent prescribing by paramedics

Letter from Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) to ministers, providing advice on independent prescribing of controlled drugs by paramedics.

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Correspondence: ACMD advice on independent prescribing by paramedics

Correspondence: ACMD advice on independent prescribing by paramedics

Letter from Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) to ministers, providing advice on independent prescribing of controlled drugs by paramedics.

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Research and analysis: Review of Psychoactive Substances Act 2016: ACMD contribution

Research and analysis: Review of Psychoactive Substances Act 2016: ACMD contribution

The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) summarise their contribution to the impact review of the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016

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Research and analysis: Review of Psychoactive Substances Act 2016: ACMD contribution

Research and analysis: Review of Psychoactive Substances Act 2016: ACMD contribution

The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) summarise their contribution to the impact review of the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016

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Corporate report: ACMD members' register of interests

Corporate report: ACMD members' register of interests

Occupations, career history and interests of the members of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD).

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Chair reappointment to the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs

Chair reappointment to the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs

The Home Secretary, Sajid Javid has today announced the reappointment of Dr Owen Bowden-Jones as the chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.

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Chair reappointment to the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs

Chair reappointment to the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs

The Home Secretary, Sajid Javid has today announced the reappointment of Dr Owen Bowden-Jones as the chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.

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Research and analysis: Drug related harms in homeless populations

Research and analysis: Drug related harms in homeless populations

ACMD report providing advice to the government on the factors that make the homeless population vulnerable to substance misuse harms and how these can reduced.

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Report into homelessness and drug misuse published

Report into homelessness and drug misuse published

Safe housing key to tackling homeless drug misuse, says ACMD.

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Press release: Report into homelessness and drug misuse published

Press release: Report into homelessness and drug misuse published

Safe housing key to tackling homeless drug misuse, says ACMD.

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Number of older opiate users in treatment has tripled

Number of older opiate users in treatment has tripled

The number of older opiate users in treatment in England has tripled in just 12 years, a report by the ACMD reveals today.

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Number of older opiate users in treatment has tripled

Number of older opiate users in treatment has tripled

The number of older opiate users in treatment in England has tripled in just 12 years, a report by the ACMD reveals today.

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Independent report: ACMD report: ageing cohort of drug users

Independent report: ACMD report: ageing cohort of drug users

Report from the ACMD providing advice to the government on the changing age profile of people accessing drug treatment and the challenges faced by this cohort in the UK.

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ACMD: avoid Friday prison release to prevent drug relapse and deaths

ACMD: avoid Friday prison release to prevent drug relapse and deaths

Prison services could reduce drug-related harms by avoiding releasing vulnerable prisoners on a Friday, the ACMD has today advised the Home Secretary.

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Advice on 2,4 Dinitrophenol

Advice on 2,4 Dinitrophenol

Letter to the Home Office about the appropriate control mechanism for 2, 4-Dinitrophenol (DNP).

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Legitimate use of controlled drugs: research and healthcare

Legitimate use of controlled drugs: research and healthcare

Interim advice to the Home Office regarding the legitimate use of controlled drugs in research and healthcare.

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New appointments to the ACMD

New appointments to the ACMD

Seven new members of the Advisory Council for the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) have been announced today.

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Prescribing of controlled drugs by therapeutic radiographers: further advice

Prescribing of controlled drugs by therapeutic radiographers: further advice

Further advice about the prescribing of controlled drugs by therapeutic radiographers.

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Response to consultation on cannabis based medicinal products

Response to consultation on cannabis based medicinal products

The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs response to the consultation by NICE on the draft scope of their guidance on cannabis-based products for medicinal use.

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Advice on the anticonvulsant drugs Pregabalin and Gabapentin

Advice on the anticonvulsant drugs Pregabalin and Gabapentin

The chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs writes to Karen Bradley about Pregabalin and Gabapentin.

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Further advice on scheduling of cannabis derived medicinal products

Further advice on scheduling of cannabis derived medicinal products

Further advice from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) to the Home Office about the scheduling of cannabis-derived medicinal products.

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Cannabis derived medicinal products recommended to be available on prescription

Cannabis derived medicinal products recommended to be available on prescription

The ACMD has recommended that cannabis-derived medicinal products should be placed in Schedule 2 of the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001.

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Advice on scheduling of cannabis derived medicinal products

Advice on scheduling of cannabis derived medicinal products

Advice from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) to the Home Office about the scheduling of cannabis-derived medicinal products.

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Medicinal cannabis review part 2 commissioned

Medicinal cannabis review part 2 commissioned

Home Secretary to receive advice on cannabis-related medicinal products.

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Drug related harms in homeless populations: public evidence gathering day

Drug related harms in homeless populations: public evidence gathering day

We are holding a public evidence gathering day on drug-related harms in homeless populations as part of a commission from government to report on vulnerable people and drug misuse.

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Custody community transitions: public evidence gathering day

Custody community transitions: public evidence gathering day

The ACMD is holding a public evidence gathering day on drug misuse in prisons and the harms associated with transitions between custody and the community.

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Letter requesting evidence: custody community transitions

Letter requesting evidence: custody community transitions

The letter is a request for evidence for the ACMD’s “community-custody transitions” working group.

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Advice on amending the Misuse of Drugs (Safe Custody) Regulations 1973

Advice on amending the Misuse of Drugs (Safe Custody) Regulations 1973

Letter to Victoria Atkins MP from the chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs outlining recommendations for amending the safe custody regulations.

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Further new member appointed to the ACMD

Further new member appointed to the ACMD

The Home Secretary has appointed a further new member to the Advisory Council for the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD).

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