UK|The war on cannabis has been lost, the Government should be bold and legalise it, Lord Hague tells Prime Minister 

The war against cannabis has been “comprehensively and irreversibly lost”, former Conservative leader William Hague has said, as he urges Theresa May to legalise cannabis.

Writing in the  Telegraph Lord Hague says Mrs May should be “bold” and introduce a “major change” in policy, warning it is “deluded” to think cannabis can be “driven off the streets”.

His intervention comes as the Prime Minister faces a growing Cabinet row over whether to allow medicinal use of the drug following pleas from the mother of 12 year-old Billy Caldwell.

Two of her most senior ministers – Sajid Javid and Jeremy Hunt – are understood to be pushing for a review of cannabis use but the Prime Minister is said to have…

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