Meretz Lawmaker Seeks To Decriminalize Private Marijuana Use In Israel

ISRAEL: MK Tamar Zandberg (Meretz) submitted what she called the first-ever bill to decriminalize private marijuana use in Israel Wednesday.

According to Zandberg’s legislation, personal use of small amounts of marijuana will not be considered a crime. The bill also differentiates between the crimes of holding large amounts of cannabis, distributing and selling it, and creates levels of criminality by amount. [Read more…]