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Drug addicts branded as criminals under new law

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, September 15 2009 | 09:01 am

PREMIUM The House of Representatives passed the anti-narcotics bill into law Monday amid criticism from anti-drug groups that the newly passed law will not help rehabilitate drug addicts.“This law classifies drug addicts as criminals and therefore subjects them to criminal charges, while doctors have said that drug addiction is a curable disease,” the Indonesian Coalition for Drug Policy Reform (ICDPR...

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