It's been debated long enough and it's the politicians that refuse to seriously consider changing the law.
The law MUST be changed in the
interests of public health, Justice, Human Rights and the environment.
The present law that punishes people that have done no harm and posed no
threat, for the possession or cultivation of plants in their own homes
for their own use - it is expensive, an utter failure at protecting
people, and completely unworkable in a society where over 10% have
admitted using cannabis.
These times of prohibition will be looked at
in the future i the same way we now look a alcohol prohibition in the
In short, evil.
Bristol Post: Dec 4 2013:
Editor's comment: We need to debate use of cannabis
IT is no accident that the number of cannabis factories is on the
increase. Whilst they may be illegal they are certainly lucrative. And
without question they are meeting a demand.
It could be argued that the proliferation of these
factories is evidence for saying the law needs to change to make the use
of cannabis acceptable.
Then there is the use of cannabis to treat medical conditions.
Should we follow the United States where it is regularly prescribed?
And should we deny people with arthritis and other painful conditions the relief cannabis can deliver?
But equally we should not forget that these factories are
part of a much bigger picture involving drug dealing and violent crime.
It is surely no coincidence that knives were found at one of these
And there is a further issue here. That is if we accept the
common use of cannabis then we run the risk of more people moving on to
harder drugs and everything that implies.
It is time again to have a serious debate about all these issues.
Read more: http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/need-debate-use-cannabis/story-20256098-detail/story.html#ixzz2mah556R3