Luxembourg Tackling Issue Of Police Cannabis Use Post Legalization

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Due to the short time span, it is impossible that the drugs seized at the officers’ homes came from a newly grown plant. Since 21 July, growing four cannabis plants and consuming the yield in one’s own home are allowed in Luxembourg. Police watchdog IGP in August seized 14 and 26 grammes of cannabis, respectively, at the homes of two police officers. Even though a new law allows the possession and consumption of cannabis under certain conditions, the officers made themselves liable to prosecution. It is also forbidden for police officers, as for any other citizen, to get behind the wheel under the influence of cannabis.

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The Luxembourg Times writes

A police officer last month came under suspicion of drug trafficking after cannabis was found at their home, but members of law enforcement are allowed to smoke pot when they’re not on the job.

Police watchdog IGP in August seized 14 and 26 grammes of cannabis, respectively, at the homes of two police officers. One of them was suspected of being involved in drug trafficking, while for the other person it was presumed the drug was for personal use.

Even though a new law...

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