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The Politics Of Heroin: Howard Takes Issue With Four Corners

The Prime Minister, John Howard, has taken issue with the ABC television program, Four Corners, over its report last night, ‘The Politics of Heroin’.

Four Corners claimed that “as politicians and police wage war on illegal drugs, another crucial battle is being played out behind the scenes. It’s a struggle over how Australia tackles the drug problem. A clash between the forces of zero tolerance and harm minimisation, between those who fight any easing of drug prohibitions and those who say drug use is a reality that must be accepted and regulated.” [Read more…]