Reason Party leader Fiona Patten will introduce a bill to the Victorian parliament next week calling for illicit drugs to be decriminalised in the state.

Under the proposal, people believed to have used or possessed a drug of dependence would be issued with a mandatory notice by the Victorian police and referred for drug education or treatment. Compliance with a notice would lead to no finding of guilt nor a criminal record.

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