In February 2019, the Home Secretary appointed Professor Dame Carol Black to undertake an independent review of drugs. This was to inform the governments thinking on what more can be done to tackle the harm that drugs cause.
Dame Carols response to phase one of the commission provides a detailed analysis of the challenges posed by drug supply and demand, including the ways in which drugs fuel serious violence.
Dame Carol ran a call for evidence between 10 May 2019 and 7 June 2019 to support the review.
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