Senate debates

Wednesday, 21 March 2007

Questions without Notice

Tough on Drugs Strategy

2:27 pm

Photo of David JohnstonDavid Johnston (WA, Liberal Party, Minister for Justice and Customs) Share this | Hansard source

The Greens’ policy says: ‘The regulation of personal use of currently illegal drugs should be moved outside the criminal framework.’ The Greens’ policy goes on to say: ‘Removing criminal sanctions for personal drug use is the policy.’ This is the policy that is embraced by the opposition. If there is any integrity in the opposition, the Leader of the Opposition, Mr Rudd, will pick up the phone and say to Bob Brown, ‘We’re putting you last and we don’t want your preferences.’


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