The BBC's Anna Holligan
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The Netherlands - where people openly smoke marijuana

There is "no obvious" link between tough laws and levels of illegal drug use, a UK government report has found.

Liberal Democrat Home Office minister Norman Baker said the report, comparing the UK with other countries, should end "mindless rhetoric" on drugs policy.

The BBC's Anna Holligan visited a cafe in Amsterdam where people smoke as much marijuana as they like, and the government gets a share of the proceeds.

  • 30 Oct 2014
  • From the section Health
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