UK | Former Met Police boss calls for urgent review into legalising cannabis

File photo dated 14/02/17 of former Metropolitan Police commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe who has called for an "urgent review" of the evidence around legislation of cannabis. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday October 21, 2018. Lord Hogan-Howe, who has always supported tough laws on cannabis, investigated the issue for Channel 4's Dispatches programme. See PA story POLICE Cannabis. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The UK needs to ‘get ready’ for more changes to cannabis laws, former Metropolitan Police commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe has said.

Lord Hogan-Howe, who has always supported tough laws on cannabis, said that practically speaking it’s likely there will be a ‘slide’ towards recreational use being accepted. ‘We already know from the evidence around the world that where people use it for medicinal purposes, it slides into recreational,’ he said.

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Source: https://ift.tt/2EzhRLP reposted by Cannabis News World . Original article by Jen Mills

 

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