Singapore: New Drug Penalties Would See Many Harm Reduction Activists Arrested!

Singapore Creates New Drug Offences with Lengthy Sentences

On 15 January 2019, Singapore’s Parliament passed amendments to the Misuse of Drugs Act which introduce a range of new drug offences.

Once the amendments are implemented, it will be illegal to provide information to another person on how to consume, produce, or sell drugs

https://www.talkingdrugs.org/singapore-creates-new-drug-offences-with-lengthy-sentences

Whether this policy is palatable or not to the western palate, the irony is that much of Australia’s misuse of Harm Reduction Strategies would break this law!! When drug users/promotors control drug policy, this is what you get!

 

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