Uniting commissioned poll finds broad support in Canberra for ACT drug law changes

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
July 12 2022 - 7:30pm
A poll has found most Canberrans support moves to offer health support to drug users rather than charging them with criminal offences. Picture: Lannon Harley

Nearly 80 per cent of Canberrans surveyed in three local electorates support decriminalising the possession of small amounts of illicit drugs and providing a health response instead, a survey has found.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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