After months of negotiating with coalition partners, the Government has finally released details about the cannabis referendum that gives people a glimpse of what legalisation for personal use might look like.

Next year's cannabis referendum will be a simple Yes/No vote offering voters a clear choice between the status quo or a regulated legal market.

What the market would look like will be outlined in a draft bill.

In broad terms, it would be a regulated commercial market with strict controls over all stages of cannabis production and manufacture.


If you're 20 or older, you could walk into a specialised


High cannabis users

Boost to drug treatment programmes

Chipping into black market

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