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Europe Is Talking about Decriminalization of Drug Use, Encouraged by Portugal’s Example

By | 2016-10-15T20:21:13+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Social life|Tags: , |

What we have been doing. Those in Ireland and other European countries have been treating drug use as a criminal justice issue. This has not changed much, unless, of course, the change is in a negative light. Increased reports of connections between drug use and HIV/Aids or drug overdosing has shown us there is a huge problem. Now Europe is talking about ways to change this problem. Solutions? It seems Portugal may have found a solution to criminalization, namely decriminalization. Around 14 years ago, Portugal changed its

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