It’s probably fair to say that if the majority of cannabis critics knew the truth behind their misled assumptions, the whole legalisation debate would be so much easier.  But this of course is not the way things go in the real world as while ever there are scare stories, there will be millions who believe them. Even if in most cases, there’s absolutely no truth behind them whatsoever.

So in an effort to clear up just a few of the most common and longstanding misconceptions right now, here’s a quick look at 10 myths with regard to cannabis crime, addiction and legalisation: