Cannabis should be legalised in the UK for medical use, according to a major inquiry by MPs and peers.
A new study by the Treasury has revealed that legalising cannabiswould have huge economic benefits for the UK. The move would raise hundreds of millions of pounds in taxes and ease the burden on the criminal justice system.
A petition campaigning for the legalisation of cannabis in Britain already has nearly half of the signatures needed to trigger a serious government discussion on the issue.
WHITEHALL's former chief drug adviser has called for Scotland to legalise cannabis and ecstasy as medicines.