Good. Britain is lagging on this issue.
Ending prohibition just makes sense.
(From The Guardian)
Britain’s black market in cannabis is worth £2.6bn annually, with 255 tonnes sold to more than 3 million people last year, according to the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA).
A report by the think tank concludes that the criminalization of cannabis in the UK has failed, saying the black market is awash with dangerous high-strength products.
Chris Snowdon, head of lifestyle economics at the IEA, said: “It’s high time for reform of cannabis policy in the UK. Canada and the USA are showing the way. Done properly, the legalization of cannabis is a win-win-win: criminals lose a lucrative industry, consumers get a better, safer and cheaper product, and the burden on the general taxpayer is reduced.”