Cannabis legalisation 'could raise £1bn a year for UK'

Cannabis legalisation 'could raise £1bn a year for UK'

Legalising cannabis could net the Treasury £1bn a year in tax revenue, a report backed by some MPs has claimed.
The Adam Smith Institute, a free-market think tank, said the UK's policies had failed to stop the production and use of cannabis or the associated crime.
Its report said the UK should follow the lead of the US, where four further states legalised marijuana in this month's elections.
The Home Office said it had no plans to legalise the "harmful drug".
Former Deputy Prime Minster Nick Clegg and former health minister Norman Lamb are among a cross-party group of MPs that... read more

21 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 59
Source: BBC

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