Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs

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What we do

The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs makes recommendations to government on the control of dangerous or otherwise harmful drugs, including classification and scheduling under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and its regulations.

ACMD is an advisory non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Home Office.

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Contact ACMD

ACMD contact

ACMD Secretariat
c/o Home Office
Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs Secretariat
4th floor, NE Quarter, Peel Building
2 Marsham Street
United Kingdom

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Water Lane
United Kingdom

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