The New ‘War On Drugs’

Posted on: Tue 3 Jul 2018

The state government is pushing for tougher penalties for marijuana offenders, which could see users jailed.

This new ‘war on drugs’ comes at a time when policy and research are beginning to treat drug use as a health issue.

Breakfast’s Sam and Casey speak to Nicole Lee, from the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University, about whether this approach is useful.

Produced by Rachel McDonald

Image Source: rexmedlen via Pixabay


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