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 of the Home Office.

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We work on these topics

  1. Public health

    Public health is about helping people to stay healthy, and protecting them from threats to their health. The government wants everyone to be able to make healthier choices, regardless of their circumstances, and to minimise the risk and impact of illness. Read more

  2. Crime and policing

    Crime must be reduced and prevented to ensure people feel safe in their homes and communities. The government supports visible, responsive and accountable policing by empowering the public and freeing up the police to fight crime. Read more

Contact ACMD

ACMD contact

ACMD Secretariat
Seacole 3
2 Marsham Street

London
SW1P 4DP

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