Quoted in Marijuana Business Daily

I was quoted by Marijuana Business Daily on the issue of cannabis legalisation in Luxembourg, which was recently announced by the new government. Click down below to read the full quote, or find it on their website.

“If the reform allows for sales to nonresidents, the impact would be massive,” Bill Wirtz, a Luxembourgian and policy analyst for the Consumer Choice Center, told Marijuana Business Daily.

“It would be great news for consumers and the beginning of a new era of drug policy in the EU.”

He noted that the country has a relatively small local consumer market, but the Greater Region of Luxembourg includes two German federal states, the French region of Alsace and Lorraine, and the Belgian province of Wallonia.

“If the reform ends up keeping nonresidents off the market, the government might even face antidiscriminatory lawsuits,” Wirtz added.

“Moreover, if you really want to solve the black-market issue, you need to open sales to anyone.”

About Bill Wirtz

My name is Bill, I'm from Luxembourg and I write about the virtues of a free society. I favour individual and economic freedom and I believe in the capabilities people can develop when they have to take their own responsibilities.

2 Responses

  1. Declan

    Great article you wrote in the Luxembourg Times. Thank you. Will the rest of Europe follow…? Do let us know of any article you will write about cannabis legalisation in Luxembourg and Europe. Thanks again.

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