An Israeli economic report has suggested legalising cannabis would boost the country’s economy by some US$450 million in sales and tax revenues.
The more we look for stats of the current South African situation, the less we find. Drugs are drugs in these parts, and as such, all the stats we can find have mixed all illegal ‘drugs’ into the same column.
Can anyone help us out with govt stats on how much the SA ‘war on dagga’ is costing us, the taxpayers? We’d appreciate it.
Israel: Economic Assessment Says Legalizing Cannabis Will Boost Revenue
Jerusalem, Israel: Legalizing the retail production and sale of cannabis would generate an estimated 1.6 sheckels (approximately $450 million) annually, according to an economic assessment published this month by the Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies (JIMS). …read more