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Bob Ainsworth: 'War on drugs is not working'

A former minister who had responsibility for drugs policy has called for all drugs to be legally available.

Bob Ainsworth, a Home Office minister under Tony Blair, said successive governments' approaches had failed, leaving criminal gangs in control.

However David Raynes, a campaigner for the National Drug Prevention Alliance, said there would always be a connection between the supply of drugs and criminality.

  • 16 Dec 2010
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