Have your say on government e-petitions

Drug Law Reform based on Scientific Evidence.

Submitted on Thursday 4th August 2011

Published on Wednesday 10th August 2011

Current status: Closed

Closed: Friday 10th August 2012

Signatures: 88

Tagged with

Drugs ~ Law ~ UK

Petition Action

Drug Law Reform based on Scientific Evidence.

Additional Information

War on drugs has failed. Arresting those with minor amounts of cannabis, and LSD, as well as MDMA has cost the UK millions of pounds to enforce, while being shown that these three drugs have been proven time after time to be safer than tobacco and alcohol respectively.

Debate on drug laws based upon scientific evidence is needed. Past drug laws have been passed upon the basis of mothers and news outlets calling for the ban due to a drug death that was never caused by these drugs, but instead a contaminant or its mixing with alcohol.

Reform on drug law should include the taxation and control of drugs such as Cannabis, LSD and MDMA, through government registered dispensaries, which could be taxed at a similar rate to that of tobacco products. Further laws could be put in place to help educate people.

You can't sign this petition because it is now closed. But you can still comment on it here at Repetition.me!

Have your say on this petition!

comments powered by Disqus

repetition.me is a Good Stuff website Thu, 23 May 2024 16:56:31 +0100