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Research in Pediatrics & Neonatology

A Rehabilitative South African Criminal Law Response to Nyaope, Drug Addiction: - A Recommendation for Health Oriented Nyaope Drug Weaning

  • Open or Close Mampolokeng Mathuso Mary-Elizabeth Monyakane*

    Advocate of High Court of South Africa, University of South Africa (UNISA), South Africa

    *Corresponding author: Mampolokeng’ Mathuso Mary-Elizabeth Monyakane, Advocate of the High Court of South Africa, is a Senior Lecturer at the University of South Africa (UNISA), South Africa

Submission: September 29, 2018; Published: October 05, 2018

ISSN : 2576-9200
Volume3 Issue1


Based on Prevention of Substance Abuse Master Plan objective, this article suggests ways in which the problem of Nyaope drug abuse among South African youths can be remedied. As opposed to purely criminal justice-oriented approaches, it proposes forensic care processes.

Keywords: Forensic care; Nyaope drug addiction; Criminalisation of addiction; Opioids; Marijuana

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