Newshawks: BBC – Legalising cannabis ‘will save money’

A variety of cannabis related stories from England including a debate about cannabis decrimilization from Britian and another story that explains plans to relax the cannabis laws could save police £38m a year and vastly improve police and community relations.
The study by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation backs proposals by Home Secretary David Blunkett to downgrade cannabis to a Class C drug. The study – called Times They Are A-Changing – also revealed huge variations across the country in the way offenders are dealt with for possession of cannabis.

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