The Scottish Labour leader challenged Nicola Sturgeon on the issue during First Minister’ Questions.
The scheme is due to go live on October 1 for large events and nightclubs.
A similar body already exists in Northern Ireland.
A member of the Scottish Drugs Forum and the Scottish Tory justice spokesperson appeared on Scotland Tonight to discuss the new approach.
There was a time when governments tended to be judged by how effectively they ran the country.
Police Scotland said it was investigating possibly illegal sharing of information.
An MSP has put forward proposals, which he insisted would allow people to have a 'peaceful, dignified death'.
The ministerial code says announcements should be made to parliament when Holyrood is in session.
Government ministers have been urged to step in and resolve an industrial dispute affecting rail services.
The energy price cap is set to rise by £139 a year (12%) to £1,277 for a typical gas and electricity customer from October 1.
The NTIA has hit out over a lack of consultation over the scheme.
Dominic Raab and Kirsten Oswald clashed at PMQs, with Boris Johnson on a visit to the USA.
Finance secretary Kate Forbes had hoped to announce the budget on December 16.
Protesters are to tell First Minister Nicola Sturgeon that she has six months to save the rail firm from collapse.
The US leader said he planned to ‘be there with bells on’.
Former Celtic striker Chris Sutton is backing the campaign, and has urged the Scottish Government to show ‘leadership’ on the issue.
The funding is aimed at improving response times, alleviate pressures and improve staff wellbeing.
The practice attempts to change an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity using methods that have been equated to torture.
The recent spike in coronavirus cases has affected workloads across the NHS.
The announcement comes ahead of a debate on climate change policy in Holyrood on Tuesday.