Police will now have discretion over whether to charge people for using cannabis.
The rationale behind this loan change is that drug addiction is a health issue.
But using illegal drugs is also a crime.
Is should be both, not either or.
It should stay a crime as a deterrent but addicts caught should be given the opportunity to have their addiction treated.
Whether it’ a health or crime issue or both, drug addiction will require a lot more money for mental health services.