decriminalise


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While not wishing to get bogged down in semantics I would, rather than decriminalise drug use, see the availability of drugs through the NHS expanded.
Laura Lee, top, Laura Lee, top, for book "I would get rid of all of the draconian laws and decriminalise the industry.
OK, so if it's nice clean crime sheets they're after why don't they decriminalise rape and murder while they're at it?
He is not going to want to be seen yet again responding to a quick-flash public opinion poll which says decriminalise and then suddenly follow it,' Dame Helena said.
What I don't agree with is we should decriminalise pimps and johns because if we do that, as in the case of New Zealand and elsewhere, we'll see a massive expansion of the trade.
Yesterday, Nick Clennett, head of transport and highways at Gateshead Council, which is planning to apply to decriminalise parking before the end of the year, said: "During the last 15 years, we have seen how decriminalised parking enforcement has been implemented around the country and, hopefully, we can now put together a scheme which will avoid most of the problems other councils have encountered.
Pressure on the Government to review its drugs policy has increased in recent weeks amid calls by various MPs to decriminalise all illegal drugs.
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Central Government to file its response within eight weeks on the verdict of the Delhi High Court to decriminalise the homosexual behaviour of consensual adults, which was a crime as per Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code.
LABOUR'S Cardiff Central MP Jon Owen Jones launched a Private Members' Bill in the House of Commons last month to decriminalise cannabis.
New Delhi, July20 (ANI): The Supreme Court has asked the central Government to file its response within eight weeks on the verdict of the Delhi High Court to decriminalise the homosexual behaviour of consensual adults, which was a crime as per Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code.
The motion to decriminalise the drug was moved by members of Plaid's Merthyr Tydfil branch.
A Scottish Executive spokeswoman insisted there were no plans to decriminalise prostitution.
IF the Home Office is refusing to decriminalise drug possession, stating "drugs are illegal because they are harmful - they destroy lives and cause untold misery", then why are two drugs, tobacco and alcohol, legitimate?
Italian law was changed a few years ago, when Berlusconi's majority in parliament pushed through a measure to generally decriminalise false bookkeeping.
A Scotland Against Drugs spokesman said: "The people who campaign to decriminalise drugs are generally those who use them.