Well that didn’t last long…
CONCERNS over Luxembourg’s intent to become the first European country to legalise adult-use cannabis have emerged.
In an interview on public radio Justice Minister Sam Tanson refused to confirm that Luxembourg will legalize recreational cannabis by 2023.
The Luxembourg Times reports Ms Tanson as saying: “I can’t confirm anything,” when asked if cannabis was going to be legalized as first proposed by the coalition government in 2018.
Earlier on, in last Friday’s interview, she had sidestepped questions over the comprehensive plan to legalize the production, sale, possession and consumption of cannabis, reports the newspaper.
The Luxembourg Times’s report goes on to say that three neighbouring countries – France, Germany and Belgium – have expressed their dissatisfaction with the project, fearing that the relaxation of the rules could lead to ‘unrest’ in the border regions, although this cannot be confirmed.
However, Ms Tanson went on to say she would release a package of measures for drug safety and policy issues next month, which would include the regulation of cannabis use, although she refused to elaborate.
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