A police and crime commissioner has called for urgent action as the number of people addicted to opioids are on the rise in UK prisons. The plan would introduce a pilot programme which would see inmates given cannabis in order to curb the number of deaths associated with the use of more harmful drugs such as opiates. In a study published in 2018, researchers reported that heroin is the most common illicit drug used in prisons in the UK – moreover, people consume heroin for a longer period of time during their stay than any other drugs, including cocaine and amphetamine. Continue reading Police Commissioner Calls for Free Cannabis Trial in UK Prisons at Canex.
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