The solution to the west coast drug problem isn’t cracking down on supply with police raids and prosecutions – it’s addressing demand by improving grim lives.
There are calls for banning, regulating and supervising … but wouldn’t educating and informing be a smarter approach?
DRUG-USE confessions by those in the public eye have a lot of power to shape perceptions. While most of us are well aware of how addictions shatter families and blight communities, the addict – particularly the heroin addict – remains an unfathomable “other”. And while great efforts have been made in recent years to changeContinue reading “Avoiding drug addiction isn’t a simple matter of ‘good sense’”