Angela’s experiences prove that drug prohibition doesn’t make sense. This is what she wants Australia’s politicians to know about drugs, and the people who take them.
Prohibitionists like to say that illegal drugs are banned because they’re dangerous. That’s just a cover-up for the real, racist roots of prohibition.
We take a look at how to shift the conversation around drug use to our advantage.
The criminalisation of people who use those drugs might seem like it’s been around forever but most Australian drug laws are relatively new.
The damaging effects of MDMA prohibition itself are even more concerning than that failure.
To this day, there is no clear supporting evidence for the decision to prohibit MDMA in Australia.