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England's Chief Medical Officer Says Drug Addiction Is Not a Criminal Issue
Date:8/28/2013

(PRWEB) August 28, 2013

In an article by The Guardian (8/19) titled, Drug Addiction Not a Criminal Issue, Says Chief Medical Officer, England's chief medical officer said drug addiction is usually seen as a criminal problem, but it actually is a health issue. In addition, Professor Dame Sally Davies also made the shocking revelation to BBC Radio 3's Private Passions that she consumed cookies laced with marijuana at university.

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According to A call for more opioid dependence treatment, Davies said of her university days in the 1970s: "I never smoked so I couldn't smoke joints but I did have some cookies, until on the third or fourth occasion I had hallucinations and I've never touched it since.”

"And I think I understood through that what my father said to me when I told him I was going to try it. He said: Drugs decivilize you. You stop being a civilized person. And I understood why so many people were against even the soft drugs. So, like the fact I do enjoy wine, I'm open about my past."

She added: "Of course it's a medical problem, I mean addiction is a medical problem, and it becomes a public health problem and then our society is choosing to treat that as a criminal justice issue."

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Robert Niznik 
Harbor Village 
Miami, FL 
305-999-5728 
robert(at)harborvillageflorida(dot)com

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