Colombia is being crushed under a failed 2016 peace accord between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). While the agreement initially brought hope for a brighter future, its implementation has been marred by complexities and setbacks. Colombia is also dealing with runaway inflation that is crushing the population.
New research has found that legalizing the sale and use of recreational cannabis could bring a €5 billion ($5.67 billion) boost to the German economy via annual tax revenues and cost savings within the police.
Should Germany proceed with legalization, the research estimates that it could bring in tax revenues of €3.4 billion ($3.86 billion) per year and save some €1.3 billion ($1.48 billi [...]