Flanagan backs sale of cannabis

A politician has called for cannabis coffee shops and social clubs to be allowed under his radical attempt to decriminalise the drug
23 October 2013
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Irish independent MP Luke Flanagan, who has published a Bill to regulate cannabis and allow its sale for medicinal and recreational use, claimed it could save the economy 300 million euro a year. He claimed the drug is much less harmful than tobacco and alcohol, and that allowing its use would help force criminals out of the drugs market. (See also: 6 things we learned from Flanagan’s Cannabis Regulation Bill and Cannabis legalisation: Where do the parties stand?)

The Irish Independent (Ireland)
Thursday, October 24, 2013