Mr Jeremy Browne, UK Home Office Minister for Crime Prevention, will visit the EMCDDA today where he will meet the agency’s Scientific Director and other staff to discuss emerging drug use trends and drug markets in Europe. Mr Browne heads a six-person delegation which is visiting Portugal to examine the country’s drug policy model. The fact-finding trip takes place in the context of a reassessment of the UK's policy on drugs and drug addiction. The delegation will also be visiting Denmark, Switzerland, Sweden and a number of cities in the United States.