Let’s celebrate 420 day by legalising weed

woman smoking cannabis to celebrate 420 day
Police forces right across the UK are clear that the war on cannabis simply isn’t working (Picture: Getty)

Today people are light-heartedly celebrating 420 – a day which originated in America but now sees individuals celebrate the use of cannabis across the world.

I recognise the potential value of cannabis use for those suffering in acute pain who, at present in this country, too often get prescribed highly addictive opioids on the NHS but have to break the law to get hold of cannabis.

I also think it’s just stupid to criminalise people who use cannabis recreationally.

The legalisation of cannabis in the UK is a cause that the Liberal Democrats passionately believe in.

First of all, how can we continue to make life so difficult for those who benefit from its medicinal

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