Drug Supply – the role of algorithms

Drug Supply – the role of algorithms

A recent Court of Appeal case shed some light on the use of algorithms to measure the likely quantities of drugs supplied by a particular defendant. The algorithm has been designed by a police officer of the Metropolitan Police Service, in collaboration with an...
Independent Review of Drugs

Independent Review of Drugs

The government has announced the set-up of a new drugs unit to help end illegal drug-related illnesses and deaths. To be known as the Joint Combating Drugs Unit, it will bring together multiple government departments to tackle drug misuse across society. Drug misuse...
Europol Reports on EU Drugs Market & Suggests a More Robust Response Needed

Sentencing for Drugs Offences

New sentencing guidelines for some drugs offences will come in to force on 1 April 2021 and will apply to all cases sentenced on or after that date. The update is to reflect modern drug offending and new guidelines for offences created by the Psychoactive Substances...