Should legal drug mephedrone be banned?
The drug is known by various names, including "M-Cat", "MC", "mieow", "meow", "4MMC" or simply plant fertiliser. It is normally a white or yellowish powder, which is snorted, but can also be obtained in pills and capsules.
Schools are increasingly concerned that children as young as 12 are trying mephedrone. Ministers have asked the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs to examine the dangers of the drug and report back.
Should mephedrone be banned even if it means some children getting a criminal record? Have you used this legal drug? What is the best way to tackle substance abuse in our schools?
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