Tag Archive for legalisation

Reform debate – drugs

The World Drug Perception Problem: Countering Prejudices About People Who Use Drugs Drug policy reforms have been difficult to design, legislate or implement because current policies and responses are often based on perceptions and passionate beliefs, and what should be factual…

Legalisation

What is legalisation? In general, legalisation is meant to indicate that the supply and possession of currently illegal drugs, should be legally controlled in the same way that alcohol or tobacco are controlled in most countries. Decriminalisation is often meant…

Should drugs be legalised?

The call for the present drug laws to be changed has come from many quarters. The legalisation debate The debate itself can be broken down into three key elements: Civil liberties versus the duty of the state; The harm caused…