Should cannabis be legalised? (UK)
Yes. Legalisation would reduce children's access to cannabis by introducing legal age limits for cannabis use.
Yes. Legalising cannabis could take an estimated £2.5 billion out of criminal gangs and the black market.
Yes. Legalisation would enable regulation of potency and quality of the drug.
Yes. Decriminalising cannabis use would free up police resources, which could be used to prevent and solve more crimes.
Yes. The illegal cannabis market fuels gang violence, whereas legalising cannabis would reduce the number of people who would get involved with a gang.
Yes. Some cannabis users need help and support, but our current system deems them criminals instead.
Yes. If cannabis was sold legally, it could also be used to generate tax revenue, which could be spent on public services.