With Jackie Brambles - 06/01/2020
Would you like to see Scotland decriminalise drugs? Rekindling friendships, tech talk, and period parties. 0808 5 92 95 00. Text 80295.
The Scottish Conservatives' public health spokeswoman has said she is willing to consider the decriminalisation of drugs. Annie Wells MSP also said she was open to the idea of drug consumption rooms - facilities where drugs can be taken safely. Current drug laws, which are reserved to Westminster, prevent possession of Class A drugs within such a facility. The UK government has consistently said it is opposed to any change in the law. The Scottish government wants drug policy powers handed to Holyrood so it can alter policy to treat the issue as a public health, and not judicial, matter.
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