An official government petition has started to circulate via various social media channels amongst the British public, calling for the UK’s government to follow other countries in legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational use.
Uruguay became the first country in the world to fully legalize the drug earlier this year and citizens of the United States can now legally purchase medical marijuana in over 15 states.
The drug has also been broadly made available for recreational use in the US, however, it is still against federal law. Several countries around the world have also adopted a more relaxed attitude towards the substance.
The petition started by, Joseph Charles Davis states – “It is …