States of Alderney Cannabis Debate
On the 13th June 2018, the States of Alderney conducted a debate without resolution on the subject of cannabis.
The discussion was broadcast by Quay FM and focused on three issues:
- The cultivation of 'THC-free' varieties of cannabis for medicinal purposes.
- Reducing the penalties for cannabis possession.
- Decriminalisation of small amounts of cannabis for personal use.
For further information, see the States of Alderney Billet d'Etat, 13th June 2018
In summary, the debate was 50/50 between the progressive and conservative members of the Assembly, with passionate arguments waged by both sides.
Listen to the debate (13/06/18):
Source: Quay FM
Listen to a discussion of the debate on BBC Radio Jersey (14/06/18):
Source: BBC Radio Jersey