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Decriminalization and Legalisation of Drugs?

The decriminalization and/or legalisation of drugs is a highlycontentious issue with many political, legal, economic, and socialimplications. A number of political jurisdictions – including Portugal,Uruguay, and a number of US states have either decriminalized orlegalised one or a number of recreational drugs. Based on the recentfederal Liberal party promise to legalize marijuana, develop a reportfocussed on Canada- evaluating the impact on the undergroundeconomy and the implications for the legal economy. Political, legal,economic, and social impacts should be considered.You should also consider the differences between decriminalizationand legalization and their respective impacts. Be sure to evaluate boththe demand and supply side issues and impacts – including thoseaffecting other states or countries which have not decriminalized orlegalized the drug(s):