Britons want cannabis to be legalised – change is inevitable, says ex-minister

Lib Dem’s Norman Lamb urges MPs to pass the bill to create a regulated market for the drug
The Observer (UK)
Sunday, May 8, 2016

uk-legalize-cannabisParliament will be failing in its duty to reflect the will of the people if it continues to resist calls to introduce a regulated cannabis market, a former coalition minister has warned. A 10-minute rule bill proposing the introduction of a legal cannabis market in the UK, something that would constitute the biggest shakeup of the drugs laws in the past half-century, will end its passage through the Commons. It was tabled by Norman Lamb, the Liberal Democrats’ health spokesman, and supported by MPs from all parties, as well as experts including a serving chief constable.