Drug users must take responsibility after synthetic cannabis deaths – PM

marijuana - syntheticNewsHub 24 July 2017
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“The most important thing here is that people do not take these illegal substances that can kill them. That sense of personal responsibility is pretty critical to staying alive.” – Bill English, MP well said. #statingtheobvious   

Personal responsibility is critical to staying alive, Prime Minister Bill English said when asked about how best to tackle synthetic cannabis which looks to have claimed seven lives in Auckland this month.

Combating the death toll, and the possibility it could rise with at least 20 people also hospitalised after using the drug, is a matter for police according to the prime minister.

Mr English said he’s sought advice on feasible approaches to controlling the drug crisis that is developing on Auckland’s streets but says it’s up to police and users to take action.

“The most important thing here is that people do not take these illegal substances that can kill them,” he said on Monday.

“That sense of personal responsibility is pretty critical to staying alive.”

Mr English said synthetic cannabis was not a harmless recreational drug, but a potentially lethal substance because nobody knows what’s in them.
READ MORE: http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/election/2017/07/drug-users-must-take-responsibility-after-synthetic-cannabis-deaths-pm.html

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