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Early Day Motion No. 99, November 6, 2007: That this House congratulates the 'Beat the Benzos' campaign in highlighting the over-prescription of tranquilliser drugs including Ativan, Temazepam, Valium and Z drugs; supports their objectives in bringing about the full implementation of prescription guidelines by general practitioners; and calls on the Government to provide greater support services for involuntary and voluntary addicts of these drugs and to conduct a review of disability guidelines to ensure recognition of tranquilliser addiction.

Early Day Motion, Launched November 18, 2002.

Early Day Motion Document in MS Word.

The 'Beat the Benzos' Parliamentary Reception and Early Day Motion Launch was held in the Terrace Marquee at the House of Commons on November 18, 2002.

Guest Speakers: Phil Woolas MP (Oldham East and Saddleworth), John Grogan MP (Selby), Sir Sydney Chapman MP (Chipping Barnet), Miss Caroline Moore, Solicitor.

The EDM expired November 2003 with 194 MPs' signatures

Barry Haslam, Sky News, February 10, 2004

TRANX (Oldham), Rock Street Resource Centre, Oldham, England UK meets on Mondays from 10:45am - 12:45pm. Phone Barry Haslam on 01457 876355.

Beat The Benzos Campaign 2000

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