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Adrian McKenna – ABC Canberra

Criminal Defence Lawyer, Hugo Law Group

Canberra will NOT become a ‘drug fantasyland’

Concerns have been raised that the decriminalisation of low-level possession of certain drugs in October will result in Canberra becoming a ‘drug fantasyland’.

Coming two years after the ACT decriminalised low-level cannabis possession, Canberra Criminal Defence Lawyer Adrian McKenna expects the change will shift community understanding of addiction.

ABC’s Adam Shirley spoke with Adrian McKenna, Canberra Criminal Defence Lawyer and member of the ACT Law Society’s Criminal Law Committee.