Welp, it’s time to pack up and move to Norway!
Illegal drugs could soon be decriminalized thanks to a recent vote by the Norwegian Parliament.
Four of nine parties were in favor of the new act: The Labor Party, Socialist Left, Conservatives and Liberals. The majority voted to support the movement, in an 133 out of 175 overall vote.
The Parliament emphasized a goal to make thoughtful change to the system by avoiding the criminalization of drug users, or even those addicted to illegal substances.
While illegal drugs would indeed still be illegal under the new regulations, the users and/or addicts would be offered rehabilitation instead of jail time for related offenses.
Let’s hope this forward way of thinking works out for the best.