In 2001, Portugal became the first European nation to decriminalize all drug possession. Since then, the nation has seen the rate of overdose deaths and cases of HIV or AIDS among drug users plummet
This is so important, it's not just that people are taking drugs safely, it's that they are empowered rather than marginalised. As I hear more and more about the benefits of legalizing drugs, it looks like it will become an obvious choice.
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