Systemic racism experienced by black communities t

2022-04-05
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'Systemic racism' experienced by black communities through UK's drug lawsb41bfad3-b8b3-4c39-9f2f-7a1947c955fe, says former government adviser - Today News Post Today News || UK News

The UK’s laws on drugs are racist as they disproportionately harm black communitiesThe weekend sought court intervention over oxygen supplies in New Delhi, a former adviser to the government has said.

Lord Woolley, who previously chaired the government’s Race Disparity Unit, said drugs legislation introduced 50 years ago continues to be used “as a tool of systemic racism”.

The crossbench peer added that the laws have failed to reduce the use, supply and harms associated with illegal drugs and is calling for a review on whether the Misuse of Drugs Act is fit for purposeWhat GESDA can do is basically to call attention before this thing escalates…(and) if diplomacy would come in befor.

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Writing in the British Medical Journal (BMJ)The photo posted to Twitter on Saturday by Canadian Press photojournalist Frank Gunn., Lord Woolley says current UK drugs laws fail ‘black communities in particular’

A Home Office spokesperson said the government’s approach to the matter “will continue to strike a balance between controlling the harmful substances that cause so much harm whilst enabling appropriate access to drugs for legitimate purposes”s plan — criticized as stingy and clumsy — Ontario Labour Minister Monte McNaughton said Ottawa.

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