Lib-Dem minister Ed Davey reignites Coalition row over drug laws

Joseph Watts
London Evening Standard (UK)
Saturday, June 21, 2013

EdDavey-1A coalition split opened up today after Liberal Democrat Energy Secretary Ed Davey suggested crime barons were “making billions” due to failing drug laws. He is unconvinced the “war on drugs” has been won and ministers should debate whether certain substances could be decriminalised, he said.