Psychoactive Substances Bill Welcomed
Substances Bill Welcomed
The New Zealand
Drug Foundation welcomes the introduction of the
Psychoactive Substances Bill, New Zealand Drug Foundation
Executive Director Ross Bell said today.
is a comprehensive and thoughtful response to what is
proving to be one of the biggest challenges to drug policy
makers around the world,” Mr Bell said.
have seen over the past few years, these substances are
causing harm in our communities and this bill will allow the
Government to regulate the current Wild West scenario.
“It is right that New Zealand is at the front of the
pack on new laws around emerging synthetic drugs, given that
New Zealand was their birthplace.”
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