Authored by Carey Wedler via TheAntiMedia.org,
Norway is the latest country to move toward decriminalizing drugs and promoting addiction treatment rather than punishing addicts.
This week, a majority of members of the Norwegian parliament directed the national government to reform its policies.
‘The majority in the parliament has asked the government to prepare for reform,’ a spokesperson for the Storting, the Norwegian legislature, told Newsweek. ‘It has started a political process,’ he said, still cautioning that ‘it’s just the starting point.’ Despite some headlines’ claims that drugs have already been decriminalized, there is no legislation yet.
This post was published at Zero Hedge on Dec 15, 2017.