Parliamentary inquiry to put drug laws to the test
Article by Alex White Herald Sun
Sex Party MP Fiona Patten. Picture: Mark Stewart
MEASURES like roadside drug tests for people driving on medication, and sniffer dogs at music festivals would be put under the microscope in a proposed parliamentary inquiry.
The call for the drug probe will be put to Parliament tomorrow and is expected to see ministers delve into issues on synthetic, pharmaceutical and illegal substances.
Fiona Patten Calls for Comprehensive Drugs Inquiry
Victorian Upper House MP and leader of the Australian Sex Party, Fiona Patten, will this week call for a comprehensive inquiry into a range of matters associated with illicit, prescription and synthetic drug use in Victoria.
The inquiry terms of reference will be debated and voted on this Wednesday November 11. It will seek to: