Saturday, March 16, 2013

The Tide is turning on the war on some drugs

Life after cannabis prohibition: The city announces its ambitions

Peter Stanners
The Copenhagen Model will see the production, sale and consumption of cannabis legalised, but many questions remain
The conference was the latest attempt by mayor Frank Jensen (Socialdemokraterne), centre, to legalise cannabis in Copenhagen for a trial period (Photo: Peter Stanners)
The tide is turning against the criminalisation of cannabis. Portugal, the Netherlands and several US states have to varying degrees decriminalised its use and now Copenhagen has decided to join the movement with a three-year trial to decriminalise the drug.


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