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Letter: Decriminalise Cannabis

I First smoked hash in London in 1966. Now, at 49, I am still branded a criminal. In 1969 I was fined pounds 25 for procuring dangerous drugs. This conviction still stands. Hash should have been decriminalised years ago. More importantly, legislation would take copious amounts of money away from the paramilitaries here. Both sides control the trade.

Thomas Sinclair, Belfast