The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is worried that he will lose a lot of votes to a libertarian party who wants to legalize cannabis. That’s why he is “looking into” the cannabis issue and “will deliver an answer soon”.
The new Zehut party has promised to legalize cannabis. After that declaration they scored higher popularity in the polls. That’s why Netanyahu suddenly got interested in the issue.
Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu ‘considers legalising marijuana’ to court votes ahead of election