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Sydney MP Alex Greenwich calls on decriminalisation of recreational marijuana use in NSW


Personal recreational marijuana use should be decriminalised. Picture: Peter Clark A CAMPAIGN to decriminalise recreational cannabis use throughout NSW has been launched by Sydney state Independent MP Alex Greenwich. Mr Greenwich, who has denied ever using the drug himself, said he would advocate for criminal restrictions around marijuana use to be relaxed. “Cannabis is not something I have had a relationship with but that doesn’t mean I don’t understand the need for a harm minimisation approach,” he said. He told Central Sydney that international examples of decriminalisation had made an impression on him. Mr Greenwich said laws in NSW were “(some) of the harshest approaches to recreational cannabis use in the country