Germany: Greens campaign for legal cannabis on 4/20

In Germany it’s illegal, but Annalena Baerboeck and her Green Party could change that
Deutsche Welle (Germany)
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

germany regulieren statt kriminalisierenApril 19 will go down in German political history as the day Annalena Baerbock was elected the Green Party's first-ever chancellor candidate. Assuming the party is ready to govern, the very next day may well be remarkable as well. April 20, referred to among marijuana enthusiasts as 4/20, has become an international counterculture holiday, where people gather to celebrate and consume cannabis. Many such events have a political nature to them, too, advocating the legalization of cannabis. On Twitter, the Greens wrote: "Cannabis is the most consumed illegal drug in Germany — the proportion of minors consuming it is increasing. For real youth & health protection there must be rules for the trade and a controlled distribution of cannabis!”