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IF... Drugs were Legal
BBC2 @ 9pm Wednesday 12th January 2005
IF is a series of BBC2 drama documentaries,
one of which will be IF drugs were legal.
London five years after drug prohibition. Clubs and
bars are now licensed to sell drugs including ecstasy
and cannabis: cocaine and heroine are available on prescription.
Government control means quality and safety. But then
a girls dies from taking an unidentified drug, the new
system is bought into disrepute and a murder investigation
is launched. Drama documentary based on rigorous research
and interviews with experts in the field.
Starring: CHRISTOPHER FULFORD, JULIETTE ELLIS &
Please note that BBC and programme makers were not
making any "proposals" about the best way
forward for the future. Nor are they trying to make
predictions. Rather it's a provocative scenario to prompt
a debate about the issues of drug legalisation.
to read the full report that IDMU produced for the BBC
(Taxing the UK Drug Market).
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