Dr Hans-Christian Raabe is quickly working his way up my “favorite people to mock for their ridiculous views on drugs” list. From the Daily Mail’s celebration of his appointment to the ACMD comes this juicy morsel:

The only way of stopping people from dying from drug-related deaths is to prevent drug use in the first place!

Yes. Of course. Who needs access to clean needles, overdose prevention education, safer-injecting practices advice or substitute prescribing? These are all just sneaky ways for those darned liberals to find ways of ‘normalizing’ drug use to fulfill their mission to make sure everyone takes drugs.