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Italy Gets Closer To Referendum Decriminalising Cannabis
Friday 17 Sep 2021
A referendum aiming to decriminalise growing and consuming cannabis in Italy has been signed by more than 420,000 people in just four days. At the current pace, it is set to reach the 500,000 signatures it needs to be considered valid much earlier than the 30 September deadline.
The referendum seeks to amend a 1990 law that makes selling weed punishable with two to six months of prison and owning weed for personal use punishable with the suspension of one’s driver’s license.
“This success is explained by factors”, Italy Giuseppe Civati, founder of Possibile, a progressive party that is promoting the referendum alongside many other associations and movements, told EURACTIV.
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