Cannabis remains illegal in Switzerland, although a 2013 law stipulates that adults caught with ten grams or less is fined 100-francs ($100) instead of facing criminal proceedings.
The group is calling for cannabis to be legal for personal use for adults. It also wants cannabis sales to be taxed and regulated by the government, arguing this would cause the black market cannabis trade to dry up.
“The ban on cannabis is wrong from a social perspective, wrong from a legal point of view and simply stupid from an economic point of view,” Legalize It’s Nine Forrer told Tages Anzeiger.
Legalize It has been at the forefront in efforts to legalize cannabis but have so far failed. In 2008 it wanted to…
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