120 Reasons: Catherine

The war on drugs is government sanctioned bigotry against a sub-sector of society. How can we respect our hypocritical laws that condone and encourage young people to drink alcohol, and brush off the fall out from that drug as collateral damage? Then lock up others for the use of a different drug. Making something illegal has never stopped young people from trying it but education might.

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Andre

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

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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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Ken

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

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Diana

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

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Caroline

  My daughter was addicted to P for 2 years....

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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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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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