Results 541–546 of 546 for medical cannabis

Schools (Dangerous Drugs) (31 May 1968)

Mr William Deedes: ...Conferences of Women's Organisations, of which there are 111 in England and Wales. Sixty-five of these conferences took part in the inquiry. They conducted it very thoroughly. They consulted medical officers of health, doctors, police, probation officers, and so on, in their localities. One conclusion that they reached was that drug taking among young people is already a serious problem in...

Dangerous Drugs (Supply to Addicts) (6 May 1968)

Mr William Deedes: ...of feeling has been aroused on that score. I think that he will say that it has been done because, under the Regulations, it has been necessary to withdraw the right to prescribe heroin for all medical practitioners. That would be more convincing if we did not know that Dr. Chapple, one of the principal figures at the centre, is, under these Regulations, enabled, in another hat, to...

Soft Drugs (28 Jul 1967)

Mr Paul Channon: ..., which are all right when prescribed by doctors, but extremely dangerous if used by unauthorised people. Many people think that there are still too many prescriptions for these and too wide a medical use, but the latter is dropping, although the illegal use is still increasing. It cannot be stressed too hard how dangerous is the use of large quantities of amphetamines and barbiturates....

Orders of the Day — Dangerous Drugs Bill (6 Apr 1967)

Mr William Deedes: ...think that that would be too far wide of the mark. But we simply do not know. One must regret this delay, although I am fully aware of the reasons for it. I know that the negotiations with the medical profession have not been easy, and I accept, also, that in this baffling area there will never be a final or very satisfactory solution. Having chosen this course, we must now spare nothing...

Orders of the Day — Drugs (30 Jan 1967)

Mr William Deedes: ...of the Advisory Committee on Drug Dependence—the body which he recommended—has meant that this Committee has only just been able to start its work. Some of his other proposals confront the medical profession with a new and difficult situation. The Minister of Health has not found it difficult to resolve them, but the whole of our law enforcement machinery faces a new and unfamiliar...

Orders of the Day — Drug Addiction (3 Aug 1966)

Miss Alice Bacon: ...among young people. The facts about the first are fairly clear, because the Home Office has for many years collected information about prescriptions for narcotics, and with the help of regional medical officers and doctors generally has tried to identify all cases of addiction. The number of addicts known to the Home Office has risen from 454 in 1959 to 927 in 1965. The number of those...


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