Monday, 12 March 2012

Online Poll: Should possession of cannabis be legalised? | This is Leicestershire

The Leicester Mercury today launches an online opinion poll asking readers if they support a major overhaul of the country's drugs laws.

Readers are asked whether they believe highly-addictive drugs such as heroin and crack cocaine should be decriminalised.

  1. Leicester East MP Keith Vaz

    Leicester East MP Keith Vaz

Readers are being asked if they believe cannabis should be legalised. They are also being asked whether they believe highly-addictive drugs such as heroin and crack cocaine should be decriminalised

They are also being asked if they believe cannabis should be legalised.

Responses to the online poll – on the Mercury's website – will feed directly into a major inquiry being conducted by the Home Affairs Select Committee, chaired by Leicester East MP Keith Vaz, and could shape the future of the country's drug laws.

HOW TO VOTE

1. Should possession of cannabis be legalised?

Use the panel on the right of this article to vote on this question.

2. Should possession of drugs such as heroin and crack cocaine be decriminalised?

Click here to add your vote.