Pro "…the solution lies in prevention, which in turn is largely a matter of education and enforcement, which aims at keeping drug pushers away from children and teenagers.
Are you sure you want to delete this answer? Yes Sorry, something has gone wrong. When they appear in court, walk straight into contracts, where if they remain as freemen on the land.
The court would have a problem prosecuting them, if they never broke any common laws?? We also have where does drugs come from and who controls them.
Then why are known drug dealers in our countries not arrested under the terrorist act? Since these gangs terrorise those who use them and threaten others to keep their mouths shut or be killed. So using the terror act would wipe out drug gangs in a heart beat. But who really controls drugs, the CIA or some other government agencies hell bent on destroying society.
Then we have your point a public health problem. Anyone locked and sectioned under the mental health act fall under these rules.
So it all falls under the courts and brings it all under the eyes of the law.
So each bag is only worth 50 pence……. Get the addict to do 3 hours work a day, say cleaning the streets. You would have less crime, cheap labour, less health problems and NHS costs. You would have less street crime, people would feel safer to go out at night.
Simple things like this make me wonder why politicians allow things to get worse and let decent people live in fear all the time.
So why do people keep voting for anti drug parties are is it ignorance and misinformation.The abuse of illegal drugs ought to be treated as a matter of public health, not of criminal justice.
Also, it is the burden of the affirmative to show that the abuse of illegal drugs ALWAYS ought to be a matter of public health and not of criminal justice.
My VALUE for this debate is morality, and my VALUE CRITERIA is Utility, which is defined as the greatest good for the greatest number of people.
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Resolved: The abuse of illegal drugs ought to be treated as a matter of public health, not of criminal justice Debate Doctors 70 Health and Illegal Drug Use HEALTH PROFESSIONALS ARE AGAINST LEGALIZATION Trevino, R A, & Richard, A J (Feb ).Attitudes towards drug .
Oct 23, · Putting drug "abusers" (as opposed to "users") in jail is a quick fix, a bandaid solution. I don't think people wake up one day and suddenly decide to become junkies; there is almost always some major underlying issue that drives them to find a means to forget or escape (childhood abuse of some kind is a common reason).
According to the national survey on drug use and health 23 million people aged 12 or older need treatment for drug abuse, million of them didn't get it. Criminal justice provides forced treatment which in most cases are what people need.