‘Biggest crackdown’ on rogue pharmacists

Nine pharmacists who sold drugs illegally have been banned from practice, after a BBC investigation led to the “biggest crackdown” in UK pharmaceutical history. In 2012, undercover reporters were sold Valium and opiates without prescription at seven London pharmacies. Now those responsible have been banned for between six months and life. The BBC’s evidence has[…]

Drug-driving arrests ‘on the increase’

More drug-drivers are being arrested and convicted since new laws were introduced in England and Wales last year, the government has said. The Department for Transport cited figures from Cheshire Police that showed arrests there were up 800% to 530 from 70 in the previous year. Legislation was brought in covering legal driving limits for[…]