Tough love

I write in support of Borders Tory MSP John Lamont in his opposition to the NHS’s distribution of Naloxone kits designed to ameliorate the effects of heroin.

The NHS spends far too much money on namby pamby liberal “solutions” to the wilful recreational use of narcotic drugs.

The most effective solution is cheap, as I know from personal experience.

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My wife was an addict before I met her but has now been “clean” for more than 30 years. Being locked by her parents in a dank cellar with rats and the like for six months is not an experience that she would care to repeat.

John Eoin Douglas

Spey Terrace

Edinburgh