What happens when we decriminalise drugs?

The ACT will soon become the first jurisdiction to decriminalise the possession and use of illicit drugs.

It’s a pivot to treating drugs as a health issue, rather than a law and order issue, and experts say it’s a major step in reducing harms.

So what does a decriminalised community actually look like and why does it still give some pause?

 FFDLR Newsletter July 2022

Progress of Decriminalization in the ACT   There has been quite a bit happening over the past few months especially around the Drugs of Dependence (personal use) Amendment Bill 2021 in the ACT. This is Michael Pettersson’s private members bill concerning the decriminalization of all drugs for personal use.

FFDLR Newsletter May 2022

 Next FFDLR meeting via Zoom:Thursday 26th May 7.30pmZoom meeting invitehttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/89774842692?pwd=cGtzYkFkVnhjdm0wMkpieVVEMHUvUT09m  Some discussion at the meeting on how the election results might affect Drug Law Reform  as...