Legalized or not? Poor public communication causes confusion over the new cannabis policy in Belgium

@inproceedings{Gelders2004LegalizedON,
  title={Legalized or not? Poor public communication causes confusion over the new cannabis policy in Belgium},
  author={Dave Gelders and Jan van Mierlo},
  year={2004}
}
During the last three years, the newly announced drug policy, specifically cannabis, has been the subject of debate between the Government and the opposition parties within the Belgian Federal Government. Public communication by the Federal Government and the competent ministers was incomplete, untimely, inconsistent, tendentious and polemical. This caused confusion when discussing whether and when the possession of cannabis would be legal as well as what the criteria might be for determining… CONTINUE READING