Rejected petition Hold a Referendum Legalising the Recreational use of Cannabis for Adults Over 21

Cannabis has been used by humans for thousands of years and has been a necessity in some cultures and religions. As a matter of fact, the body and brain both contain cannabinoid receptors, therefore further highlighting that Cannabis has been part of human culture for thousands of years.

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The government is under heavy debt due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The government can reduce the amount of debt by taxing Cannabis as it has estimated that this could generate upwards of £3BILLION from the taxation of Cannabis alone.
Legalising Cannabis would encourage more people to germinate the Cannabis plant. This would make a huge impact on the reduction of climate change due to photosynthesis.
It is time to let the British people choose what they want, not what the government wants

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