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Well, in such circumstances, I'm insistent that the journalist goes straight from the purchasing of the drugs -- and obviously they don't know at that stage whether they've purchased the drugs -- to a testing house -- I like it to be done straight away -- and the drugs are left at the testing house. I think for prosecuting purposes, the drugs are not destroyed, obviously, so that if later a prosecution needs to take place, it can do.

I also make clear that if the police come to us, we must be in a position to be able to co-operate fully with the police, and so we are acting as responsibly as we can in that.

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