Law professors demand cannabis legalization

Over 120 German professors of criminal law are supporting an initiative to legalize cannabis
Deutsche Welle (Germany)
Thursday, April 10, 2014

cannabis-germany3Around 3 million Germans regularly smoke marijuana. Some 14 million are estimated to have tried the drug at least once. It's not punishable by law in Germany to use pot, but it is to sell and grow it. Several legal experts believe that criminal prosecution of cannabis users doesn't serve the desired purpose. They have called on the Bundestag to discuss the issue. Merkel's coalition is skeptical.