Flora & Fauna
Samoa launches new alcohol and drug court
18-02-2016 - RNZI.
Samoa has launched its Alcohol and Drugs Court with hope it will reduce the number of alcohol and drug related crimes.
It will be headed by the first locally-appointed female Supreme Court judge, Justice Mata Tuatagaloa.
Speaking at the weekend launch, the chief justice Patu Falefatu Sapolu said it was not an easy task to solve the problem of alcohol related offending.