Legalising drugs would be the perfect Tory policy

It would save money, aid global security and be tough on crime. What could appeal to Conservatives more?
The Guardian (UK)
Tuesday, February 19, 2013

smoking-jointsA new poll out today by the campaign group Transform finds a majority now favour permitting cannabis use, while four in 10 Britons favour total decriminalisation and more than two-thirds favour a comprehensive review of all drug policies. Support cuts across political divisions and embraces readers of all papers. Current policies are staggeringly wasteful of taxpayers' cash. A report last year found more than £65bn spent globally each year on enforcement.