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Over 165,000 Signatures Collected on Petition to Legalize Cannabis in the U.K.

A petition calling on the U.K. to legalize recreational cannabis has garnered over 165,000 signature, well more than the 100,000 required to put the issue to a parliamentary debate. “Legalising cannabis could bring in £900m in taxes every year, save £400m on policing cannabis and create over 10,000 new jobs”, states the petition. “A substance …

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U.K. Proposal Announced to Legalize Cannabis, Other Drugs

A group of ministers in the Liberal Democrat party are introducing a proposal to drastically alter the U.K.’s drug policies by legalizing cannabis, in addition to other “club drugs” such as ecstasy, according to the Sunday Times. The move is planned as a means to fix the U.K.’s failing war on drugs, which has resulted …

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