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[Independent.ie] , Armstrong, Kathy 'Sick people don't need to be in court' - Senator Aodhán O Riordain backs decriminalising all drugs for personal use. (18 Apr 2017)

URL: http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/sick-peo...

Speaking on Newstalk Breakfast, he said: "The word decriminalisation can often be misunderstood and doesn't mean legalisation, it doesn't mean that these substances would be legal, it means that you would effectively deal with somebody with addiction purely through the medical sphere and not the criminal sphere...........

Item Type:News
Source:Independent.ie
Date:18 April 2017
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Subjects:MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use > Drug decriminalisation or legalisation
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