Joint submission by Release, HRI, IDPC & Transform to Irish Parliamentary Committee's review into drugs

The Irish Parliament’s Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality has invited written submissions in relation to arguments in favour of and against altering the present approach to sanctions for possession of certain amounts of drugs for personal use.

Release, with our colleagues from Harm Reduction International, the International Drug Policy Consortium and Transform Drug Policy Foundation have submitted the attached joint submission detailing the positive evidence for ending the use of criminal sanctions for possession of drugs.