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Citizens Initiative Underway To Legalize Cannabis In The European Union


european union flag marijuana cannabisCourtesy of The Joint Blog

A citizens initiative to legalize cannabis in the European Union is underway, with advocates needing to collect 1 million signatures from 7 member states within a 12 month period.

Advocates of the initiative – which was approved by the government in November – officially began their signature gathering campaign this week. If advocates are successful in gathering enough signatures, the measure would be put to a vote next year.

According to the group behind the initiative (Weed Like to Talk), it “aims at making the EU [European Union] adopt a common policy on the control and regulation of cannabis production, use and sale.”

In addition to legalizing cannabis possession, the proposal would legalize cannabis cultivation, as well as cannabis retail outlets.

The effort marks one of the most far-reaching attempts at cannabis law reform in European history.

Those in Europe can sign the initiative by clicking here, and can find out more about the proposal by clicking here.

Source: TheJointBlog.Com


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  1. After all the fear about the war on drugs ,dea sells it launder money for their on going international operation after all traveling all over the world on their budget of fear ,,and
    For their client and extradition for people who grew up smoking hash
    And then ruins there live by sending none violent hippies to jail for 25years,
    And now it legal in wasington and Colorado,o they must need money
    So change policies after all it’s all about cash,,
    God save America

  2. Tim Chiswell on

    Ironically, many of those’ international treaties’ were forced on the international community by the USA in the first place…

  3. That would be beneficial to the US as well. Many times they cite international drug treaties as a reason that we can’t legalize.

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