France: Mayor of Bègles proposes experimenting with the legalization of cannabis
February 3, 2023 from CannaReporter
The mayor of Bègles, Clément Rossignol-Puech, has proposed making his city, in Gironde, France, the first territory to experiment with the legalization of cannabis. The president believes that the only way to reduce consumption and avoid negative consequences is through highly supervised legalization and hopes to lift the taboo to reopen the debate around this issue.
Clément Rossignol-Puech cited a recent report by the Economic, Social and Environmental Council (Cese), which is in favor of supervised legalization of cannabis for adult/recreational use . He argues that current solutions to drug-related problems have not been successful and that it is time to try something new.