Virgin Group founder Richard Branson has joined the Fair Treatment Campaign’s call for the New South Wales government to urgently enact comprehensive drug reform and announce a timeframe for its “long-promised” drug summit.

Launched in 2018 in Sidney and led by the Uniting Church and influential individuals including Branson, the campaign now includes over 70 organizations demanding drug policy and treatment reform. 

In a video shared with The Guardian Australia, the British magnate recognized the campaigning efforts but asserts that the state’s government, Premier Chris Minns, needs to get involved and listen to “the evidence about sensible, compassionate and effective drug laws.”

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