You have had your say on plans to give addicts taxpayer-funded heroin. Cleveland became the first police force in the country to announce it would allow its hardcore addicts to shoot up for free , three times a day. But while some praised the £440,000 scheme as “money well spent”, others were left demanding a tax rebate. Police and crime commissioner Barry Coppinger thinks the controversial scheme will save money and “turn lives around”. Our poll shows most of you remain to be convinced, with 70% of the 900 who voted saying it was a bad idea. Do you think giving free heroin is a good idea? Time to try something new Although the majority are against the scheme, some could see the logic behind it and the savings it could deliver. ‘cpd’ said: “The money spent on this is insignificant compared to the money spent on detecting the crimes and also the losses that need to be covered by the victims. “Surely it is better to try new things than just sit back and let it all happen. All of you that are slagging it off, what would you do?” Picken76 said this method was working in other countries:… Read full this story
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