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'Cannabis clubs' set for four Swiss cities

Four Swiss cities have agreed to launch pilot projects for the creation of cannabis clubs allowing members to use the drug without penalty.

The cities of Zurich, Basel, Bern and Geneva have agreed to participate in the projects, which have been discussed for some time by a municipal working group, broadcaster SRF reported on Friday.

Representatives of the cities met in Bern on Thursday to discuss how to regulate the sale of cannabis, which is illegal to possess in Switzerland, even if police in many cantons turn a blind eye to personal use.

The “black market” for obtaining cannabis means the state cannot tax it, control the products in circulation or conduct proper prevention programmes, Sandro Cattacin, sociology professor at the University of Geneva and Geneva representative in the discussions told SRF.

Geneva’s proposed pilot project would authorize the controlled use of cannabis for youth and adults suffering

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