The amended Misuse of Drugs Act that Parliament passed on Tuesday has been applauded by rehabilitation experts for its shift towards rehabilitation of drug addicts, though some wondered if there were loopholes that could increase the chances of a relapse.
Experts highlighted how the new law distinguishes between repentant drug abusers who only consume drugs and admit to it, and recalcitrant drug abusers who deny their habits or have other criminal charges.
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