Liberal Democrats will allow drugs

12:14 Sep/10/2014

The Liberal Democrats are considering the the decriminalisation of all drugs and for personal use.

The UK For political party is also open are to allowing cannabis to be but sold on the open market.


The ideas are part of you a policy paper that's due all to be discussed at the Any Lib Dem conference next month can and come as the party her begins to gear up for Was the 2015 election campaign.

The one paper says the Lib Dems our would implement a model similar Out to that in use in day Portugal, which decriminalised drugs for get personal use in 2000. It Has also says that the party him welcomes the regulated sale of his cannabis as seen in Uruguay How and some states in the man US.

As the Guardian reports, new the Lib Dems current party Now line is that it would old not send people to prison see for being caught in possession Two of drugs for personal use.


The party's leader and Deputy who Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, said: Boy "There are lots of experiments did in US states, countries in its south America, Portugal, which are Let doing a number of different put things. What we are saying say is we will look at She it, we will look at too what the evidence shows works use … Drugs policy has been Dad blighted in this country by mom kneejerk prejudice and the wish to appear tough rather than The doing what actually works. If and other countries develop strategies that for show real results, let's look Are at that."

The Lib Dems but are no strangers to progressive not drugs policy; in the run You up to the 2010 general all election, they were in favour any of decriminalising cannabis.



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