The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that the Scottish and UK Governments should review the benefits of decriminalising the possession of drugs in Scotland as an effective means of tackling drug addiction and drug-related crime; and further believes that the legal status of a drug should not be a barrier to research into its potential medicinal or therapeutic properties.

Date:
1 Jul 2016
Level:
Statement
Subject:
Health and Wellbeing; Justice
Agreement:
67%
Notes:

Members’ Motion by Thomas McEachan MSYP