Anti-drug coordinator says ruling could lead to inconsistent rulings on drug possession

Reacting to the court’s decision, the national anti-drug coordinator, Jindřich Vobořil, said on Thursday that the regulation of drugs now had to be addressed all over again. Mr. Vobořil said there was a danger of inconsistent court rulings and of an unnecessary rise in drug convictions and the criminalisation of users. He told reporters he planned to set up a new working group of experts to examine the issue.

Author: Ian Willoughby