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ACMD public event: open meeting on 16 May 2013

ACMD invites members of the public to its open meeting on Thursday 16 May 2013


The Advisory Council for the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) invites members of the public to its open meeting on Thursday 16 May 2013. There will be an opportunity for attendees to provide feedback to the ACMD and participate in a question and answer session.

The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) is a statutory and non-executive non-departmental public body, established by the Misuse of Drugs Act (MDA) 1971. The ACMD has a statutory duty to keep under review the situation in the United Kingdom with respect to the misuse of drugs and to advise Ministers of the measures which they consider should to be taken to deal with social problems which arise from drug misuse. In addition, the ACMD has a duty to consider any matter relating to drug dependence or misuse that may be referred to them by Ministers. The Home Secretary is obliged by law to consult the ACMD before laying Orders or making regulations.

Attending the meeting

The public session of the meeting will be held in London, commencing at 1:15pm. Meeting agenda will be made available at the meeting. You will receive details of the venue with your confirmation receipt.

Attendance is FREE but by registration only as places are limited. Places will be issued on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. To register to attend please complete the registration form and email to

Alternatively, contact the ACMD Secretariat at:

ACMD Secretariat 3 Floor (SW Quarter) Seacole Building 2 Marsham Street London SW1P 4DF Tel: 0207 035 0454

Please return the completed form by Tuesday 14 May 2013.

Published 8 May 2013