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So can norwegians save 4,25 billion in interest expense Kurt Rikardsen Show more Yes, this question, it is legitimate to ask oneself after having gjennomlest t

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Can contribute to increased drug use
So can norwegians save 4,25 billion in interest expense Kurt Rikardsen Show more

Yes, this question, it is legitimate to ask oneself after having gjennomlest the proposal. Here goes a longer than what one has done in many other european countries. Drugs should still be banned, but it will in practice be without consequences to buy, use or possess large brukerdoser. We in IOGT Bodø is afraid that this proposal will lead to more young people will come to use drugs.

today's youth taken for the use and possession of small quantities of drugs, offered ruskontrakt as part of the waiver with conditions, instead of the dot on the rullebladet. The contract involves the close monitoring and support to turn an unfortunate development. The goal is not to punish, but that the young people should get help to turn their life in a positive direction. Parents/ carers will take active part in this process. Also, the experience many young people ruskontrakter as useful, and needed help to get out of the rusbruken. Those who are on the ruskontrakt, therefore have a good reason to say no to the further use.

10 commandments for a successful rusreform Debate

Utvalgsforslaget suggest an arrangement in which these contracts can only be implemented if the youth want it. But, many young people do not realize that they have a problem before it is too late. We in IOGT Bodø believes that the current arrangement with ruskontrakter must be strengthened and improved. It is very important that these contain individually adapted follow-up of, for example, work experience, school, psychologist, and NAV.

Two researchers at the Norwegian institute of public health have reviewed the research in this field, and they believe that one cannot rule out the possibility that the proposal to rusreform will lead to increased drug use. They believe, therefore, that it must work more with prevention, the proposal from the Rusreformutvalget do not add up to the. The main problems with this proposal is that we lose the good means to help keep young people away from drugs.

For the first lose young people good reasons to say no to drugs, because it is not getting any real consequences to breaking the ban.

Youth can in practice go around with tens of brukerdoser with cocaine, hashish and other substances on themselves, without any consequences for them. The only thing that will happen if reformforslaget is adopted, is that the youth are being deprived of the drug and then asked questions about whether they would like to speak with a social worker in the municipality.

the answer Is no, they can freely move on without any follow-up, and can continue rusbruken. The police have no opportunity to take the youth into questioning or bekymringssamtale, don't check your phone for, if possible, reveal who pushes the drug and do not contact the parents, if they are over 16 years of age.

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In his eagerness to try out new things, do not understand always youth the consequences of the choices they take. Therefore, they need someone safe and competent adults telling them what this can lead to, and then oppfølgingssamtaler with the police or other apparatus, a good starting point for just that.

the Same opinion has also Torbjørn Nervik, who works as a project manager in the Norwegian Narkotikapolitiforening.

He fears that rusreformen can contribute to that even more young people will go through the ranks to become heavy abusers, if the proposed reform is adopted. "I don't think very many young people even want to ask for help, when they have been dealing with drugs. On the contrary, they will hide the need their help as far as possible towards the parents and others. Now they will have the opportunity to do this without that there will be consequences or possible to control," said Nervik. He also believes that the reform of many may be perceived as a legalization of drug use.

Punishment is not an effective policy instrument Debate

An important issue against Rusreformutvalgets suggestion is that parents/guardians lose an important support from the mainstream society in their battle against drug use. They shall not have the right of access to their teen drug use, and the mapping of this, if the youth is over 16 years of age. Parents can be of the follow-up of own child after an advisory call. Then it is up to youth themselves to determine how much the parents should get to know it happens.

If he or she does not meet up to rådgivningssamtalen, proposing the selection, no other reactions than that child welfare services should be connected. There are already capacity issues, and they will all judge have limited opportunity to help more than those who receive help today.

For persons over the age of 18 years there will not be any reactions in case of no show, other than that the municipality should be able to contact.

All of this as a result of Rusreformutvalgets model where the reactions to the use of drugs moved from the justice sector to the health care system, which means that the patient - and we will be current. In practice, this means that the current ruskontrakter will be completely voluntary. Minors will thus be able to say no to the follow-up and assistance, without voksensamfunnet can intervene.

This is worrying the parents, professionals and the preventive police of the whole country. Youth who experiment with drugs, do that safe adult care – over time. They need help to break out of a negative pattern, that they might not even see the bears wrong.

The third ankepunktet against the new proposal to rusreform that I will mention, is that the police lose more opportunities to uncover rusbruk. The police work with the drug has changed much in the last ten years, and prevention is now their primærstrategi.

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the Police's main function in the rusforebyggende work is that today they have a "avdekkerrolle". There is broad political consensus that they should be able to have this opportunity. To perform this "avdekkerrollen", the police depend entirely on to be able to make use of their "tool box", i.e. the coercive measures in connection with the investigation referred to in straffeprosesslovens fourth part. Here it is mainly to talk about the search of the person, place and digital media, and documentation of drug use by saliva and urine specimens.

It is the police, which manages the community's opportunities to make this type of intervention, and they are thus law that neither health care or child welfare. To be able to intervene as early as possible to young on the way into an unfortunate direction, it is important to maintain the police's ability to detect the use of illicit drugs, with the funds they have at their disposal.

In the proposal to Reformutvalget you have deprived the police the ability to search for and implement rustester in case of suspected use, possession or purchase of drugs. The consequences of this could be large, both towards prevention, but also in the investigation of serious and profittmotivert organized crime.

This can lead to increased use Debate

the Current promise and law is built up through many years of knowledge and experience, which contributes to both the rule of law and a sensible and effective enforcement. Is it really worth to put this knowledge and these experiences in the game?

Norwegian secondary school students is today among those who use the least drugs in Europe according to figures from the ESPAD study. The reasons are complex, but prevention work, legislation and attitudes in society are important reasons for this. Are we willing to deprive the Norwegian youth some of their good arguments to opt out of the drugs?

Youth can not be left to itself. It is the responsibility of the entire society at large need to take. Therefore say we in IOGT Bodø no to Reformutvalgets proposal for a new rusreform. We wish, however, to strengthen the current follow-up to help youth out of rusbruk.

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