decriminalisation


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Noun1.decriminalisation - legislation that makes something legal that was formerly illegal
lawmaking, legislating, legislation - the act of making or enacting laws
criminalisation, criminalization - legislation that makes something illegal; "the criminalization of marijuana"
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That could, she believes, include the opening of 'drug consumption rooms' - safe spaces similar to those in Holland and to have a conversation whether it's decriminalisation Rosa Battle Germany, where addicts can shoot up and dispose of paraphernalia.
We think that an emphasis should be placed on prevention and not on drug decriminalisation, which includes heroin and cocaine," stressed the head of the SNS caucus, Tibor Bernaak, as quoted by TASR.
Decriminalisation will move Britain in a direction that has not worked in other countries.
RUPERT Everett, Mary Portas and Kieron Richardson are among the famous presenters for 50 Shades Of Gay, a new season of programmes marking the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality.
This has been pivotal to the calls made by many sex workers calling for full decriminalisation.
A new study has shown 56% of men and 58% of those aged between 18 and 34 support a move towards decriminalisation.
The moves comes after two other leading organisations called for the decriminalisation of drug use.
The most important new policy to appear in the position statement [1] is a recommendation for the decriminalisation of cannabis.
The charity has added its voice to the debate about the decriminalisation of prostitution, as human rights group Amnesty International voted on the issue.
A MOTHER who tragically lost her son to heroin addiction has criticised a police and crime commissioner for calling for the decriminalisation of drugs.
The SC had pulled up the Centre for its casual approach on decriminalisation of homosexuality and also expressed concern over Parliament not discussing such important issues and blaming the judiciary for its over- reach.
British Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Marina Yannakoudakis yesterday met with Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu and political parties to revive the process of decriminalisation after receiving a promise from Eroglu two years ago to repeal the ban.