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Noun1.legalisation - the act of making lawful
group action - action taken by a group of people
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Recently, activists have been campaigning for the legalisation of cannabis in Namibia.
"I think we have got a lot to learn before the legalisation of recreational cannabis, which I think will happen at some point," Mr Djanogly told BBC's Newsbeat, adding he thought legalisation would occur between 10 and 15 years in the future.
We've seen the push in the UK towards relaxing the rules around medicinal cannabis for sufferers of illnesses like epilepsy, but there are massive social and economic benefits to be gained by legalisation for recreational use as well.
Responding to a story by the Star, Junior on Wednesday said serious discussions on legalisation and control of marijuana need to be held.
Legalisation of marijuana was given a thumbs up by Bridge of Allan and Dunblane Rotarians recently - at least in a debating sense.
Canada's Liberal government has formed a task force on marijuana legalisation that will conduct nationwide consultations before reporting back in November, it said on Thursday.
Legalisation of euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide: survey of doctors' attitudes.
Instead, they have to send those documents to the UK legalisation Office in Milton Keynes and to the UAE embassy in London by courier or through specialised companies providing this service, an official spokesperson of the British embassy in Dubai told Gulf News on Thursday.
Berkay Ozcan and his co-researchers used the legalisation of divorce in Ireland in 1996 to determine how subsequent marriage breakdown rates affected women's participation in the workforce and found that following the legalisation, non-religious married women increased how much they worked by around 18 per cent, compared with religious married women.
Summary: The Pope has attacked Spain's legalisation of abortion and gay marriage during a Mass to consecrate Barcelona's Sagrada Familia.
(Telegraph, November 14) and am concerned that it was very much pro-legalisation, and did not deal with the problems that legalisation causes, or rather, does not solve.