Is the Howard Government tough on drugs ?

  title={Is the Howard Government tough on drugs ?},
  author={Alex Wodak Director},
  • Alex Wodak Director
  • Published 2005
Surely the Howard Government is ‘tough on drugs’! The Prime Minister has used this very phrase repeatedly, unambiguously and emphatically to describe his government’s approach to illicit drugs. Also, Mr Howard has often described his personal attitude to illegal drugs as ‘zero tolerance’. After a 6:3 majority of the Ministerial Council on Drug Strategy supported a scientific trial of prescription heroin in July 1997, Mr Howard intervened personally to stop the trial on the grounds that this… CONTINUE READING

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