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All forces to be given funding to drug test more people on arrest

But questions remain over funding for significant expansion in testing and effective deterrents for those who refuse.

Home Secretary Priti Patel

Home Secretary Priti Patel

Date - 8th October 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Those who test positive for opiates or cocaine will be referred for treatment or drug awareness courses. Those who refuse will face prosecution with a maximum penalty of up to three months in jail and/or a £2,500 fine, according to the Home...
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