12/04/2024  NEWSWEED

As reported by Newsweed.fr

The town of Bègles unveiled its experimental project for the legalisation of cannabis yesterday during a public meeting .

Based on the observation that traditional approaches to prohibition have failed to reduce cannabis consumption and the problems associated with it, such as trafficking and public health problems, the experiment proposes a triple approach focused on prevention, harm reduction and support for cannabis users.

It aims to fill the gaps in the current illegal market by establishing a regulated framework for the consumption and sale of cannabis. The project, compiled in a booklet , is guided by several key objectives:

  • International perspective: Given changing attitudes towards cannabis around the world, the project aims to align with evolving international standards for cannabis legalisation, while respecting EU legislation on narcotics.

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