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Deputy minister defends Malaysia's zero tolerance drug policy, despite new evidence
 

Deputy minister defends Malaysia's zero tolerance drug policy, despite new evidence

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Malaysia's zero tolerance drug policy is better than the US approach to legalise "soft" narcotics like marijuana to curb drug addiction, said the deputy home minister. He also refuted calls for Puspen centres to change their methods of treating drug addicts.
 
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19 Dec 2016 - General
 
This is a bold move by the MOH to curb drug addiction. It is true that the idea is for users to go cold turkey instead of finding alternatives. This is analogous to smokers who switch to electronic cigarettes. I would like to emphasize that the publi...
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Habiba Twakkol yes, the policies of MOH are changing to control drug addiction using zero tolerance drug policy by no drugs usage. But applying this zero tolerance drug policy further requi...
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Madhubabu kaaja it is a great approach to discuss and try to improve the ways of treating addiction.
I Totally agree with his opinion that replacing heroine with methadone will only bene...
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