The challenge we will meet

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`If drug companies and pressure groups and the Independent on Sunday can come forward and say first of all this has medicinal, therapeutic uses, then let them come to us ... If they can then prove that this drug, which the United Nations has said is narcotic, is dangerous ... if they can prove it is not, then, of course, we will have to think about it again.'

Jack Straw, Today, BBC Radio 4, yesterday