International Journal of Research In Business and Social Science (Sep 2022)

Weighing of the criminalization of cannabis in Indonesia narcotic law with international human rights law perspective

  • Asmin Fransiska

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 11, no. 6
pp. 591 – 599


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The criminalization of the use of cannabis also leads to the limitation of access to medicine and research to explore the benefit of drug choices related to cannabis substances. this article explores the negative consequences of Indonesian criminalization policy towards cannabis use in Indonesian drug law against human rights and to what extent the human rights regime should prevail over the war on drug narrative. The research uses the qualitative method with library research, laws and statutes analyses on cannabis personal use or policy on medical cannabis.