– Remove over £5billion of criminal funding every year, and put that same money into paying for public services.
– Save approx £13billion spent every year directly on prohibition, not to mention £billions more on the indirect costs of prohibition.
A thriving cannabis industry exists today in the UK – Let's move it from the black market, where it is run by criminals, using illegal immigrants as farmers, not paying tax, and spending the profits funding MORE criminal activity; and move it onto the free market where genuine business can create jobs for our growing number of unemployed.
Decriminalisation is NOT enough. Legalisation is what we need.