In other words, 10% of 1,000 is greater than 10% of 100, so more people would go through the gateway on to hard drugs
Marijuana use was less frequently perceived as a problem than was hard drug
Most females had used drugs (81%) but thought that their recent main (68%) and casual (68%) partners had never used hard drugs
Similarly, frequency of hard drug
use was significantly correlated with number of friends using hard drugs
(r = .
Her controversial comments are once more contrary to the beliefs of Tony Blair's Government which is resolutely opposed to prescribing hard drugs
to addicts on the NHS.
A spokesman said, ``The whole reason behind reclassification is we need to make a distinction between cannabis and hard drugs
, such as heroin and crack cocaine, which have damaged communities.
In fact, now the police can invest in more serious crimes, for example, in dismantling ecstacy laboratories and hard drug
An increasing number of police departments have changed their ``zero tolerance'' policies on hard drug
use, said Elaine Deck, program manager with the International Association of Police Chiefs.
The leader of Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, Noel Crowley, is now concerned that prostitution is rising in the area as a direct result of the increasing hard drug
David Winnick (Lab Walsall North) sprang to the Home Secretary's defence after 12 Labour MPs expressed 'concern' about the plan on the grounds that cannabis 'is often the first step on the road to hard drug
We need a 10-fold increase in the treatment of drug abuse and that means in some cases forcing young hard drug
users into taking it by the threat of prison.
That might be a good sound bite, but it overlooks the fact that hard drug
use is on the rise as street prices fall, and doing nothing is not an option.