Sector: Legalisation

Costs of prohibition

Prohibition panders to political opportunism and makes hypocrites of governments who support legal and unhealthy alcohol and tobacco industries. Prohibition hypocrisy and black market profitability invite corruption in the police force, judicial system, customs and other authority areas.


Does Cannabis legalisation lead to increased use?

In the majority of US states that approved medical cannabis, use by teenagers decreased due to a diminished “forbidden fruit” effect and decreased access. The unregulated streets have no age requirements. In licensed dispensaries you need to be 21 to purchase cannabis.