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Should drug possession and use be legalised?

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I agree re: legalizing to reduce organized crime and regulate the product but more importantly I don't believe the government has the right to stop people taking drugs harmful or not. People have the right to make decisions about their own lives and what they do with their own bodies. It doesn't matter if it does lead to an increase in use or medical problems as a result. Most things in life carry a risk and a benefit and people make their own decisions. Its not up to government to dictate in these matters. Educate of the risks yes. Protect people from unscrupulous suppliers and getting things they didn't want. Yes and this can only be done by legalising and setting standards. Stop people from harming others. Yes.

Posted date

13 Aug 2016

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0:19am

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