Legalise cannabis to end ‘free market anarchy’, says Sir Vince Cable

The Liberal Democrats will continue to support the legalisation of cannabis, party leader Sir Vince Cable has confirmed.He said it was better to control the drugs industry rather than have what he called “free market anarchy”, continuing the party’s long-term commitment to legalisation.The party said during the General Election campaign – under previous leader Tim Farron – that the drug would be taxed and sold on the high street, with the estimated £1bn of tax generated going into education and investment.The Home Office has said it has no plans to legalise cannabis because there is “clear scientific and medical evidence that cannabis is a harmful drug which can damage people’s mental and physical health”.

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