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Decriminalise ecstasy and cannabis?
Would legalising ecstasy and cannabis drug use be throwing our hands in the air and giving up, or would it mean a safer future for our children? Stuart Bocking on calls for a register of those who use illicit drugs.
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Have we lost the war on drugs? Should the possession and use of cannabis be legalised for people over 16 years of age?
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People have been using ecstacy since the late 80s and marijuana even longer. I think they've lost the war on drugs. May as well legalise it.Robert Tuesday 11 September, 2012 - 7:50 AM
Yes let's make healthy 16 year olds drug adicts and then at 18 let them buy suicide sticks(cigarettes).
Australia has NEVER had a WAR ON DRUGS!
In a war you kill your enemy, how many drug dealers have been openly killed in the "WAR"? a big fat ZERO.
Thailand once had a WAR ON DRUGS and there were bodies lying in the streets and the people loved it!Bikinis not burkas! Tuesday 11 September, 2012 - 2:30 AM