COMMENT

Campaigners for legalising marijuana used to be amiable libertarians who asked for nothing more than the right to grow or buy their drug of choice and the freedom to smoke it without risk of prosecution as drinkers of alcohol can do.

Anyone who thinks that is all they will be voting for at a referendum next year is going to be surprised when the Government announces some details of what is proposed, possibly today.

The people who have been leading the campaign to legalise marijuana in recent years are definitely not libertarians. They probably don't even smoke pot or

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