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“As interior minister and politician I cannot tell parents who are fighting for their children to give up their drug addiction that we are going to legalise this shit,” he said back in September, adding: “And yes, I am saying shit.”
Other mayors expressed the same opinion.
“Decriminalising means abdicating,” said Manuel Aeschlimann, a councillor in Asnières.
Other expressed concerns regarding whether it would be possible to do prevention work if cannabis were to be legalised.
But Reda said the tides were turning and other countries were taking steps to change their laws.