Rejected petition Legalise Recreational Cannabis and Tax it to generate money for the government

Make Cannabis legal recreationally, with it only able to buy from approved dispensary’s, which the government can charge tax on and use that money to increase the governments money.

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It will, provide a stable and a long term stream of income for the government to profit from, it would stop and make a dent in the Illegal drugs trade, saving lots of money and lives spent on stopping the trade of cannabis. In addition to this, by adding dispensary’s and cannabis farms, it would create lots of new jobs for the economy, particularly the people of Britain needs lots of jobs at the moment at this time of economic crisis.

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