Policy paper

Cocaine powder: review of its prevalence, patterns of use and harm

Report by the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) reviewing the use of cocaine powder and its impact on British society.


Cocaine powder: review of the evidence of prevalence and patterns of use, harms, and implications

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This report looks at the evidence in the prevalence, patterns of use and harm caused by cocaine powder. The review was initiated by the ACMD following concerns over increased consumption and a perception that the drug is safe to use. It includes a number of recommendations for police, government and health professionals.

Published 12 March 2015