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Should the UK legalise drugs?

Cannabis is the poster-boy for the liberalisation of drugs campaign that is sweeping the US (in state-legislation) and has had a significant following since the 1990s in the UK. By users cannabis has always had the nanny-state reputation of being illegal for reasons separate from harm. Whilst there is some grounding in support of keeping it scheduled as a Class B controlled substance, there are also other powerful arguments in support of a law reform.
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