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Queensland is proposing changes to drug laws which will give people in possession of illicit drugs three chances before they face criminal charges.

This change in legislation hopes to divert resources into areas that will be most helpful in addressing drug problems, such as healthcare and re-education.

Dr Maria Boulton and Professor Andreas Schloenhardt talk about what these new laws mean for drug users and Queensland’s police force and medical services.

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Wednesday, February 22 2023
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Featured in storyDr Maria Boulton - President of the Australian Medical Association QueenslandAndreas Schloenhardt - Professor of Criminal Law at the University of Queensland

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