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MHKs 'want debate' on drug policy

Attitudes to legalisation are changing

An MHK says the Island's apparent appetite for drug policy reform 'doesn't stop at the doors of parliament'.

Dr Alex Allinson has voiced support for legalising medicinal cannabis for some time. 

He was one of around 90 residents to attend a Positive Action Group meeting on the same topic last night.

The head of UK pressure group TRANSFORM, Jane Slater, urged people to contact their political representatives in order to further the debate.

Manx Radio asked Dr Allinson if that discourse is welcome among MHKs, and what needs to happen next:

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