Security expert urges selective legalizing of ganja

-as part of drug response

Guyanese-born security specialist Dr Ivelaw Griffith says he supports the “selective decriminalisation” of marijuana as part of the overall strategy for responding to the wider drug threat facing the region.

“There are countries in the region which have long said it does not make sense for us to be arresting persons for one marijuana cigarette simply to spend hundreds of hours in the courts that are already overcrowded.

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