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The Minister for Drugs Policy gave an update to Parliament today. I was able to ask the minister about safe consumption facilities for Glasgow

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Text of my question, and reply from the Minister for Drugs Policy

Was the minister able to raise resolution of the legal uncertainty over safe consumption facilities when she attended the United Kingdom Government’s national drugs summit last week? What other matters were discussed?

Angela Constance (Minister for Drugs Policy)

We discussed once again matters including safe drug consumption. Members will be aware that, as a Government, we are also pursuing our own activities and actions within what we can do under our legal powers. We also discussed issues around pill-press regulation. I met the National Crime Agency recently and am pushing the UK Government to make progress on that matter. I think that it is willing; I am just keen for it to go a wee bit faster.

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