Sunday, 10 October 2010

First Real post!

Well I guess the time is here?




Here is my two cents on why the legalisation of cannabis should be passed..



  • Over 6,000,000 UK citizens are criminalised and somewhat alienated.
  • Over 6,000,000 UK citizens risk their health by consuming cannabis of uncontrolled and doubtful purity.
  • Some illegal cannabis dealers sell other substances; smuggling routes which are successful can be used for hard drugs.
  • Illegal cannabis can be bought with stolen goods.
  • The Government receives no revenue. The criminals make all the profits.
  • Many people are prohibited from a beneficial medicine; doctors cannot prescribe cannabis.
  • People requiring some sort of relaxing intoxicant legally can only choose alcohol.
  • Prison sentences even for continual possession offences lead to family break-ups and all the problems associated with imprisonment.
  • People who are fined and unable to pay are locked up.
  • People such as Coptic Christians, Shintos, Hindus, Jains, Buddhists, and Rastafarians, cannot use cannabis in Britain as part of their ritual or experiences.
  • No serious research can be conducted on the therapeutic uses of cannabis.
  • Police time is wasted, the courts full, the prisons overcrowded; over 80% of drug convictions are for cannabis.
Let me know what you think?

7 comments:

  1. I've always been for passing that through. It's pretty obvious that keeping it illegal and demonized has done more harm than it's worth. Yes, it's a drug, but so is caffeine, alcohol, nicotine.. and those are all legal.

    I'm with you, bro.

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  2. Ah the age old argument, drugs.
    If it's good for one it's good for them all?
    So let's either legalize all of them or bann the lot imho.

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  3. Yeah pretty true, however, recently researchers have isolated the gene responsible for regulating the amount of THC in the plants, allowing for a more controlled amount of the active substance for medicinal use. They are working to isolate other genes responsible for the other active chemicals now.

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  4. I'm not a smoker myself but I really don't see a reason why weed is still illegal why alcohol is apparantly a OK

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