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Policy forum

Axel Klein (Study of Addictive Behaviour, University of Kent)

Drugs and Alcohol Today

ISSN: 1745-9265

Article publication date: 24 September 2009



A new offence of ‘drug covering’ should be created, with penalty ranges of six to 12 months. This would allow sentencers to distinguish between drug mules and principals, as the latter are the principal traffickers and stand to gain the benefits of drug importation.



Klein, A. (2009), "Policy forum", Drugs and Alcohol Today, Vol. 9 No. 3, pp. 7-10.



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