harm reduction policy from perspective of jurisprudence principles

iman rahimpoor, mohammad jafar habibzade, jalil omidi
2018 Faṣlnāmah-i Pizhūhish-i Huqūq-i Kiyfarī  
Public protection has become a key theme of much recent criminal justice legislation and policy aimed at the effective management of high-risk offenders. Harm reduction policy during more than three decades in the world to reduce the risk of abnormal behavior. Harm reduction is a health-centered approach that seeks to reduce the health and social harms associated with drug use, without necessarily requiring that users abstain. Harm reduction is a non-judgmental response that meets users "where
more » ... meets users "where they are" with regard to their substance use rather than imposing a moralistic judgment on their behaviors. As such, the approach includes a broad continuum of responses, from those that promote safer substance use, to those that promote abstinence. This article by descriptive-analytical method, the first describe implementation of harm reduction policy according to successful policies ofPortugal and Canada.The secondthis research comparisonharm reduction policy between Iran and those two government. Thispaperproposes"bill ofdecriminalizing fromdrug lawandtreatment ofdrug abuse," andits amended should be put on the agenda. Firstly, policy-makers should decriminalization touseofsomelow-riskdrugs because relevant authorities canwithaction freedomto implementharm reductionpolicy, and secondly, the behavior ofalldrug users should be diversion toaccess todrug user. Thirdly,age of drug users descend thuspolicy-makers should be consideryouthinharm reduction programs.
doi:10.22054/JCLR.2018.10834.1189 doaj:0b170d0677d841b28de0f533e7824c12 fatcat:ta2xo45plvbqtng5gpt5v2vd24