1608, 2019

London mayoral candidate backs legalisation to reduce crime

Mayor of London 2020 candidate Siobhan Benita is campaigning for cannabis to be legalised. The Lib-Dem candidate has accused current mayor Sadiq Khan of blaming the government for police cuts as opposed to tackling causes of violence, such as cannabis prohibition. Benita said: “The link between illegal drugs and serious violence is well documented. “If you bring in a legalised and well-regulated market for cannabis, you remove the power from the