We need to have a grown-up conversation about whether it's decriminalisation
or introducing drug-user rooms and how we target intervention, policing and neighbourhood services.
What the rejected bill is aboutSmer has been rather passive on this issue, while the opposition Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) party says it has always been speaking solely about the decriminalisation
A flagship documentary, 50 Shades Of Gay, will feature My Best Friend's Wedding actor Everett giving his personal take on the developments in gay life in Britain since decriminalisation
The full decriminalisation
of sex work is the only model that respects the rights of sex workers with the potential to address the HIV crisis facing South Africa, said Ms Morutoa.
Research into over 25 jurisdictions across the world that have implemented decriminalisation
shows that, when done well, decriminalisation
can bring excellent social, economic and health benefits to society.
The BMA did not call for decriminalisation
, but said the law should be changed so that "treatment and support are prioritised over criminalisation and punishment".
Ironically, if the CDA's recommendation for the decriminalisation
of cannabis does bear fruit, individuals will be able to legally self-medicate with this herb even if the failure to legalise medical marijuana does not allow doctors to prescribe it.
On Tuesday, the organisation voted to support the decriminalisation
of prostitution at its biennial International Council Meeting.
Durham Constabulary chief constable Mike Barton last year" Durham Constabulary chief constable Mike Barton last year said decriminalisation
was the best way to wrestle power from criminal gangs.
While pleading for decriminalisation
of gay sex, the Centre had told the SC that the anti- gay law had resulted from British colonialism and the Indian society was much more tolerant towards homosexuality.
All three parties promised to enact a decriminalisation
of homosexuality giving a timeframe of one to two months.
Most national drug control strategies have focused on law enforcement to curb supply despite calls to explore other approaches, such as decriminalisation
and strict legal regulation, the report said.