Letter to ACMD on control of khat

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

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.



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.