Sunday, March 17, 2013

Copenhagen: "Life after cannabis prohibition: The city announces its ambitions"

"Seattle city attorney Peter Holmes argues that the US government will soon have no choice but to decriminalise cannabis." (Photo: Peter Stanners)

 Peter Stanners (The Copenhagen Post):
The Copenhagen Model will challenge the convention more directly, however, by decriminalising the possession and sale of cannabis. This approach more closely follow the strategy of the US state of Washington, where in November 2012, voters passed a law that legalised the possession and cultivation of cannabis. Seattle's city attorney, Peter Holmes, explained that the initiative passed by promising voters that cannabis would be heavily taxed and regulated. MORE...

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