Covered at Reason 24/7: Norwegian Politicians Considering the Decriminalization of Smoking Heroin


The Norwegian government is considering the decriminalization of smoking heroin as a way to reduce the number of overdoses. Norway has one of Europe's highest rates of drug addict deaths.

From AFP:

The Norwegian government said Friday it wants to decriminalise the inhalation of heroin, a method considered less dangerous than injecting it, to reduce the number of overdoses in the country.

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