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Prohibition is killing our children

Drug use can be dangerous but prohibition makes them more dangerous, even deadly. We've had 60 years of prohibitionist drug policies in Australia in yet drug use is at an all-time high. Surely it's time to try alternative approaches to drug policy that reduces the damage that prohibition does to our young people.

"We believe that legally enforced abstinence is counter-productive in Australia which has one of the highest per capita consumption rates of drugs in the world."

Is it Time to Legalise Drugs?

Speech by Greg Chipp at the Melbourne Town Hall.

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The Facts from the Government

The optimum health outcome for those Australians using a psychoactive substance and their families is best achieved by legal regulation and harm reduction strategies.

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