Proposals are Prohibition Lite
The venue was a very pleasant London public house, the event had been arranged to discuss cannabis policy over a pint, the irony!
At first glance the proposals look like great news for cannabis consumers, they include the commercial sale of cannabis to over 18’s from licensed outlets and they would permit regulated home cultivation, however as with all political initiatives the devil is in the detail, the Lib Dem’s actually only propose to permit the sale of three varieties of cannabis:
5% THC, 10% THC and a variety with a maximum of 15% THC and they all must contain a minimum of 4% CBD
According to the Liberal Democrats expert panel the sales of edibles, extracts, and even hash will not be permitted, not only are these proposals Prohibition Lite they are also totally impractical.
Who is actually funding these campaigns?
I was recently asked about the endourpain campaign, “are you prepared to accept half in the hope that you can get the rest later, or do you refuse to compromise?”
Actually I refuse to compromise.
Activists campaigning to end slavery 200 years ago did not accept a compromise for slaves to have a few hours off on a Sunday afternoon in the ‘hope’ that they could be free at later time, there cannot be a compromise on human rights.
Say No! to Prohibition Lite