Our triennial general elections are just two months away (Saturday 19th September) at which time I will be faced with four choices:
- Cast a vote in the End of Life Choice referendum
- Cast a vote in the Cannabis legalisation and control referendum
- Chose my electorate (constituency or voting district) representative
- Choose my preferred political party
Choices 1 and 2 are the easiest to deal with as the choice is binary: support or oppose. Unless some radically new information comes to hand before I cast my vote, I will be saying Yes, I support the End of Life Choice Act 2019 coming into force and Yes, I support the proposed Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill.
I have been a long time supporter of the concept of drug abuse being a health issue and not a criminal matter, so my decision to support the proposed legislation was a no brainer. I…
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