Pubdate: Wed, 18 Jun 2003
Source: Evening News (UK)
Copyright: 2003 Archant Regional
Author: Alun Buffry
Cited: Legalise Cannabis Alliance:


May I respond to the comments made by Dr Ian Gibson, MP for Norwich North, 
and Norwich Coroner William Armstrong. ("Taxpayer's cash is used to help 
cannabis party", 20 May)

Dr Gibson, whom I would like to thank for his previous support, both in the 
House of Commons and the Evening News, said that "the case for legalising 
cannabis was still not strong enough to win over the British public."

Dr Gibson has clearly been convinced by the case, and I hope that the 
Evening News will give him space to give us a hand and tell us what 
convinced him and why?  That may prove more effective than the LCA.

That is if his prohibitionist party leader, Tony Blair, will have more than 
zero tolerance for what Dr Gibson has to say on the issue.

May I point out to Mr Armstrong that the Legalise Cannabis Alliance is a 
political party and we are not involved in "promotion of illegal cannabis 
use" as he claims.

Rather, we question the sense, justice and even the validity of the 
inclusion of the cannabis plant in the Misuse of Drugs Act and advocate its 

Alun Buffry Legalise Cannabis Alliance PO Box 198 Norwich NR3 3WB
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