As a substitute of imprisonment, drug use ought to be decriminalized in keeping with Senator Robin Padilla
ROBIN PADILLA – The senator mentioned it is higher to decriminalize drug use than to place customers behind bars for utilizing unlawful medication.
The senator made the remarks throughout a listening to within the Senate Committee on Public Order and Harmful Medicine on drug abuse remedy and rehabilitation facilities. He mentioned: “Positive, iyong i-decriminalize natin iyong drug use as an alternative of imprisonment, i-rehab sila computerized. Kung computerized rehabilitation, mapupuno talaga iyang mga iyan.”
padilla, a neophyte senator who led the earlier electionsHe harassed that drug customers are solely “criminals” and shouldn’t be in comparison with different criminals. “Kailangan maliwanag in batas ng Pilipinas in Hindi natin isinasama iyong pipitsugin doon sa bigatin. Kailangan po natin talaga bigyan ng emphasis dito sa batas natin sa Pilipinas kung sino iyong ating tutulungan at sino iyong ating tutuluyan,” she mentioned.
Senator Ronald ‘Bato’ Dela Rosa, chairman of the Harmful Medicine Board (DDB) committee, is in opposition to the proposal to decriminalize drug use primarily based in your submitted place paper. He mentioned: “Tama nga iyong sabi ng DDB na baka iyong magiging normal ng mga tao, ‘Walang drawback iyan, gamit tayo ng drug. Hindi naman tayo makukulong. Lang tayo rehabilitation. Iyon iyong meat ng opinion Ninyo.”
In the meantime, even the Nationwide Bureau of Investigation (NBI) is in opposition to Senator Robin Padilla’s proposal to decriminalize drug use. NBI Nationwide Unlawful Drug Process Power Commander Ross Jonathan Galicia mentioned he “goes to ship the flawed message to the general public, like we’re saying it is okay to do medication kasi gagamutin namin kayo.”
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