Senator Tito Sotto slammed the proposal to decriminalize the unlawful medicine within the Philippines as an alternative choice to the motion of the Duterte administration towards narcotics.
Legalizing unlawful medicine might solely damage the households of the victims of drug associated instances like rape and homicide as a result of it should solely give extra probabilities to the drug addicts to make use of the harmful unlawful medicine.
He additionally mentioned that solely ‘drug users’ will assume a proposal like that.
Last week, Vice President Leni Robredo urged the federal government to check the actions of Portugal towards unlawful medicine by decriminalizing it and to focus solely in rehabilitation of the drug customers.
Legalize medicine? Tell that to d households victimized by addicts/pushers. Mga consumer lang makakaisip nyan. @teddyboylocsin
— Tito Sotto (@sotto_tito) April 23, 2017
“Legalize drugs? Tell that to d families victimized by addicts/pushers. Mga user lang makakaisip nyan,” Sotto mentioned in his tweet.
On 2015, there are reported 48,532 drug-related instances and solely 178 resolved.
Teddy Locsin additionally replied to Tito Sottos tweet and he mentioned that decriminalizing the unlawful medicine additionally means decriminalizing its market.
He additionally known as the individuals who debate with him between the distinction of legalization and decriminalization as ‘idiots’
In Sotto’s newest tweet, he mentioned that ‘humanity is now defined as drug pushers fighting back vs police operations’
News flash: HUMANITY is now outlined as drug pushers combating again vs police operations! @teddyboylocsin
— Tito Sotto (@sotto_tito) April 24, 2017
Sotto grew to become the chairman of Dangerous Drugs Board in 2008-2009 and he supported the Duterte’s administration struggle towards unlawful medicine.