Correspondence

Letter to ACMD on control of khat

Letter from the Home Secretary to the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs on the government's decision to classify khat as a Class C drug.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Letter to ACMD on control of khat

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Letter from Theresa May to the chair of the ACMD, Les Iversen, outlines the reasons the government decided to control khat, contrary to the assessment of the council. The letter covers the international context and the social harms and community concerns in the UK.

Published 9 July 2013