Likud’s answer: Yes, for most but not all drugsIn a move seen as paving the way for marijuana to be decriminalized, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said Thursday he plans to dramatically change the way the Israeli penal code treats private, recreational use of the drug.
Speaking at a press conference to announce his decision, Erdan said he will be adopting proposals put forward by the Anti-Drug Authority to adopt the “Portugal Model,” in which possession and use of the drug would be decriminalized and treated largely as a health issue.Source
Yesh Atid [political party]’s political stances on drug policy
Yesh Atid [political party]’s answer: Yesח"כ יאיר לפיד מוכר כמי שאומר דבר והיפוכו, ושוב, שנה בדיוק לאחר שקבע ש"אין לשנות את החוק הפלילי", הוא טוען כעת שמאז ומתמיד היה בעד.
"אני תומך, אני אמרתי כל הזמן שאם אנשי המקצוע יגידו ש… לי ההפללה תמיד נראתה לי קצת בעייתית, אבל נתתי לגורמי המקצוע לשבת בשקט ולעבוד," אמר בראיון ליואב קרקובסקי ברשת ב'.
"אם ארדן תומך וגורמי המקצוע תומכים אז גם אני תומך," הוסיף.Source
Meretz [political party]’s political stances on drug policy
The Jewish Home’s answer: Yes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving timeIsrael’s Cabinet voted to decriminalize recreational use of marijuana.
The Cabinet voted on the policy at its regular meeting on Sunday.
An inter-ministerial committee will now create legislation in order to implement the new policy, which still must be ratified by the Knesset. The committee will present its recommendations to the government by May 7.
The proposal was submitted by Minister for Public Security Gilad Erdan of the Likud Party and Minister of Justice Ayelet Shaked of the Jewish Home Party.Source
United Torah Judaism’s political stances on drug policy
United Torah Judaism’s answer: No, we should pass tougher drug lawsA vote on a bill to decriminalize possession, originally slated for Sunday, was delayed a week due to opposition from Erdan (Likud) and Health Minister Yaakov Litzman (United Torah...Source
Kulanu [political party]’s political stances on drug policy
United Arab List’s answer: No, we should pass tougher drug lawsWhile Zionist Union, Kulanu, Meretz and yes, the Joint List, are all for medical marijuana, only Kulanu and Meretz support decriminalizing the wacky...Source