120 Reasons: Caroline

 

My daughter was addicted to P for 2 years. She experienced several traumas in life including grief over the loss of her youngest son - a toddler - in a driveway accident eventually saw her end up there. She was no criminal. She should have been treated in the health sector. So should others who have had traumatic experiences and need help processing their emotions and moving on to live a productive life after that. She and I have both written books to encourage others in similar experiences and are happy to speak about our experiences.

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One of the best ways we can bring about a...

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Andre

We should look to what works in the world and...

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Catherine

The war on drugs is government sanctioned bigotry against a...

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Tusilima

I was convicted for the cultivation of three female plants...

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Ricardo

The war on drugs is the war on the poor....

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Madison

  I live in a small rural community on the...

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John

  In 1968 I was 18 when convicted of cultivation...

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Aimee

I have seen the damaging effects of pushing drug users...

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Ian

  We scattered Chris's ashes last week, after a small...

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Anna

  It’s simple really – punishing people for drug use...

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Natalie

  When I was young I experimented with drugs, as...

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Jim

I spent 10 years as a prison consultant. There is...

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Paul

34 years on from a drug-related conviction, I still have...

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Matt

  The report of the 2018 Government Inquiry into Mental...

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Eugene

He take hauora tēnei ngāngara, arā te kiriwara, ehara he...

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Tracey

  It’s hard to get your head around the role...

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Ken

I believe we should legalize marijuana because of two reasons....

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Kali's Reason

We treat people who use drugs as criminals purely for...

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Jack

My reason for wanting to change our drug laws is...

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Diana

I have worked as an alcohol and other drug counsellor...

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