Should Marijuana Finally Be Decriminalised In Mauritius?
When Rama Valayden, then Minister of Justice, allegedly attempted to decriminalise marijuana (aka. Cannabis, Ganja, “Masse”) in Mauritius a few years ago, the media stirred an uproar. Unsurprisingly, the government swiftly scuttled its rumoured decriminalisation plan and has not revisited it since. But there is merit in decriminalisation of possession, consumption and cultivation of small amounts of marijuana.