Drug laws and licensing
Information on Drug Laws
This section contains information about drug laws and classifications, drugs licensing for companies and doctors, and the work of the Advisory Council for the Misuse of Drugs.
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Licence Ref. No. 088251 Schedule 4 Part II Possess and Supply REVOKED 8th October 2009.
Applications for domestic controlled drug are now processed online. At present please allow 12 weeks for your application to be processed. Online Licence Application Form (new window)
Changes to the export/import licence requirements for travellers taking their prescribed controlled drugs abroad or bringing their prescribed controlled drugs to the United Kingdom took effect from 1 January 2008.
The new drugs legislation brings about new police powers to test for class A drugs and more
This is the main piece of legislation bringing certain drugs under control
Drugs legislation since 1968