New Zealand to Vote on Cannabis Legalization

New Zealanders will be able to vote on whether they want to legalize cannabis in a referendum next year. The draft law under consideration would allow people over the age of 20 to purchase the drug. New Zealand will hold a referendum on legalizing cannabis during the 2020 general election, the government announced Tuesday. Justice Minister Andrew Little said the vote would be binding, but it will ultimately be up to the next administration to…

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Author: DW News