How we're working to solve the whole problem
Drug misuse can cause many problems in our communities, from poor attainment in education to an increase in crime, and we, along with the rest of the government, are working hard to help individuals and communities overcome it.
The Home Secretary has decided not to change the current classification of cannabis - cannabis will remain a class C drug.
Explore this section:
Find info and advice for young people, parents and teachers
Find out what classes different drugs are and info on cannabis reclassification
We're working hard to prevent drug misuse - find out what we're doing