Official guidance to Border Force staff at ports and airports says no action should be taken against people found with “personal use” quantities of Class B drugs such as cannabis, amphetamines and mephedrone, also known as meow meow.
The instruction was disclosed for the first time in a report on Stansted airport by John Vine, the Chief Inspector of Border and Immigration.
The winds of change? Could it be?
Quote:The decades-long war on drugs has failed and the world's lawmakers need to consider decriminalization, influential world leaders including ex-United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan and the President of Colombia have said.http://www.cnbc.com/id/101358188
"It has been a disaster and has inflicted enormous harm," Annan, who is currently chair of The Elders, a group of world leaders, told the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The next meeting of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs, in Vienna in March, could be a key turning point in the change on international drugs policy, according to Santos.
Tracking down bankers who help funnel cartels' money is really key, according to Perry.
I've noticed some debate in Finnish and Swedish news as well.
Quote:Some experts urging changes in marijuana lawshttp://yle.fi/uutiset/some_experts_urgin...ws/7042149
Support voiced by U.S. President Barack Obama for the legalisation of marijuana has stimulated debate in Finland. A number of experts think it realistic to open a discussion on decriminalising the use of cannabis in this country.
Researcher finds cannabis use more common than believed