It is a subject which divides as much as Brexit, public spending or grammar schools.
The question of whether cannabis use should be legal is once again on the agenda, provoked by a number of events this week.
Both its use as a medicine and for recreational purposes is being discussed.
- Multiple arrests after operation to target fly-tipping
- Senior council figures divided by Pride flag row
Earlier in the week east Kent GP Ricky Allen called for the drug to be legalised.
And as the debate moves on, two Canterbury Journal writers share their thoughts on it.
Click here to read former Canterbury City Council principal planning officer Bob Britnell’s position.
And click here to read journalist Alex Claridge’s opinion.