Israel: Netanyahu Needs All The Voters He Can Get, Suddenly Supports Recreation Legalization & Expungemnet

The Times of Israel reports on this classic piece of  Boris’m………Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he will seek to wipe the criminal records of Israelis convicted for possessing or using marijuana, drawing recriminations from the rival Blue and White party, which accused the premier of making a campaign promise he had no intention of honoring.

“I examined the matter and decided to advance the erasure of criminal records of tens of thousands of Israelis for personal use and cannabis possession, something that causes unnecessary suffering to many and is a burden on the courts,” Netanyahu wrote on his Twitter account.

“[Justice] Minister Ohana has begun work on the matter and he will head a committee with professionals and Green Leaf [party] chairman Oren Leibovich, which will examine importing the Canadian model for regulating a legal market in Israel,” Netanyahu wrote.

Read full report. https://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-vows-to-erase-criminal-records-of-marijuana-offenders/

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