Now is the time to legalise cannabis in the UK.

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Now is the time to legalise Cannabis in the uk In July of last year the debate on whether cannabis should be legalised was rekindled by the Home Secretary, David Blunkett. He announced the reclassification of cannabis from a class B drug to a class C which is the lowest classification for an illegal drug and puts it on par with anti-depressants and steroids. The chronology of cannabis is thought to go back to 2737 BC …

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…the possible risks to their health, but it is still the most commonly used illegal drug, globally. It is easily available, of reasonably good quality and value and gives a feeling of intoxication without the deadly effects proven to be associated with tobacco and alcohol. Its use will continue regardless of legislative changes so governments need to find a way to harness it as a source of revenue rather than a drain on the economy.