• Why a Top Conservative Politician Is Calling for Marijuana to Be Legalized in the U.K

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    A high-profile politician from the U.K.'s governing Conservative party has said that the “war on drugs” has failed when it comes to marijuana, and suggested that the government look at options for legalizing it.
    William Hague, a former leader of the Tories who now sits in the U.K.'s House of Lords, wrote for The Daily Telegraph Tuesday that the current law is “inappropriate, ineffective and utterly out of date.” In the U.K., marijuana and cannabinoids such as THC are illegal and listed as Class B drugs, meaning that possession is punishable by up to five years in prison and dealing by up...
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