Pubdate: Fri, 13 Oct 2000
Source: Evening News (UK)
Copyright: Eastern Counties Newspapers Group Ltd,2000
Author: Alun Buffry, Legalise cannabis Alliance


My congratulations to the Tim Yeo and the other Tory MP's who have
admitted to having used cannabis in their youth. ('Yeo admits using
drug', Evening News, Oct 10th)

I hope that they will now call for an end to the punishment of people
for doing something that they themselves got away with.

I am sure that, like millions of others, none of those honest - yet
maybe somewhat hypocritical - politicians hurt anyone through their
use of cannabis.

But they were fortunate indeed, for had they been arrested and
prosecuted, it may well have jeopardised their careers.

Which of the major parties is going to be the first to join the
Legalise Cannabis Alliance in calling for the legalisation of

Alun Buffry
Legalise Cannabis Alliance
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