Chris and Rosie talk about the war on drugs. The Australian Foreign Minister, Bob Carr, is proposing the legalisation of soft drugs. It has proven to be a controversial issue.
This week's question is: When was the first international treaty to combat the sale and use of drugs signed? Was it in:
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme.
Australia's war on drugs
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- a straight talker
a person who speaks honestly and simply
legalising certain drugs
- a heroin overdose
taking an excessive amount of the hard drug derived from the opium poppy
manager, person who gives orders
dependence (on drugs)
- think tank
research organisation which makes recommendations to the government
- carefully controlled