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From Pot to Profit

Sarah Dunant welcomes Canada's plans to fully legalise marijuana and sees the benefits of a booming cannabis products industry in the American states where it's already legal.

Sarah Dunant welcomes Canada's plans to fully legalise marijuana and sees the benefits of a booming cannabis products industry in the American states where it's already legal.

"It costs society too much, in all senses, to criminalise so many people - and disproportionately young black or Latino men - for doing something, which legalised could create jobs and help balance the budget."

Producer: Sheila Cook.

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A Point of View: The all-American drive to legalise marijuana

A Point of View: The all-American drive to legalise marijuana

The gradual legalisation of cannabis across US states is a triumph for the American Dream, says Sarah Dunant.

Read Sarah Dunant's article on the BBC News website

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Sarah Dunant
Producer Sheila Cook

Broadcasts

  • Fri 27 Nov 2015 20:50
  • Sun 29 Nov 2015 08:48
  • Sun 29 Nov 2015 23:50

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