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Father's clarion call over drugs tragedy

Ray Lakeman supports Anyone's Child

The father of Jacques and Torrin Lakeman has been speaking on UK national media today in support of charity Anyone's Child.

Ray Lakeman appeared on ITV's Good Morning Britain programme, BBC TV and network radio.


Mr Lakeman is highlighting the family's support for the charity, which campaigns to decriminalise drugs so their supply can be regulated - reducing potential harm to users. 


His two sons died in December 2014 after taking ecstasy they had bought on the 'dark web', unaware of its strength.


It's been announced today that two public health groups in the UK say the government's war on drugs has failed, and illegal possession should be decriminalised.


Mr Lakeman says he believes it would be safer to legalise the drugs

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