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Drugs Trafficking Solicitors- Drug Trafficking is an illicit trade which spread all over the world involving cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of such restricted substances which comes under drug prohibition laws.
Drug supply to the UK
The use of illicit drugs, mainly Class A, impacts on social as well as the economic well-being of the country whereas its reputation comes to the verge of inclination among other countries worldwide. According to National Crime Agency, the drug trafficking costs an estimate of £10 billion per year. There are a number of organized criminals which poses threat to the country by their illegal activities related to drugs and other prohibited substances.
The amount of cocaine and other substances estimated to be imported annually to the UK is between 30-35 tonnes. The drug trade amounts to almost 2% of the world’s financial revenue, with cocaine alone amounts to £55 billion ($86 billion). The UK is always the targeted place for the drug lords and the prices charged by the suppliers on the streets are one of the highest in Europe.
The UK Trafficking Laws
There are two types of laws governing the prohibition of drugs in the UK. The Psychoactive Substances Act receives the assent of the Royals on 28 January 2016. This act applies to the UK and will come into force on 26 May 2016.
The Misuse of Drugs Act 1971
This act mainly intends to prevent the non-medical use of various drugs. This act not only controls medical drugs but also drugs with no medical use. Offences under this act involve the general public and when the same drug and similar offence are involved, penalties are even tougher. Drugs which come under this act are known as ‘controlled’ drugs. Request a call back from our Drugs Trafficking Solicitors.
The law controlling drug use is complicated and need to be made tougher to restrict the ongoing drug traffic all over the world. The drugs come under Misuse of Drugs Act (MDA) are further divided into three classes as follows:
Class A includes cocaine, heroin, ecstasy, methadone, magic mushrooms.
Class B includes ketamine, cannabis, amphetamine, and barbiturates. All methylone and MDPV was brought under control as a class B substance in 2010.
Class C includes GBL and GHB, steroids and khat.
The Medicines Act 1968
This law governs manufacture and supply of medicines and similar drugs. It divides these drugs into three categories. Medicines with prescription are the most restricted. These medicines are only given or supplied with a recommendation by a doctor or governing council. General Sales Medicines can be sold by any shop. However, here advertising, production and labeling restrictions apply.
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