Marking another milestone on the road to ending cannabis prohibition in the Netherlands, a sizeable majority of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s VVD party have voted to support what they’re calling “smart regulation” of cannabis.

Following a vote at a Nov. 19 party conference in Noordwijkerhout, the VVD’s platform going into the general elections next spring will now include the intention “to redesign the entire domain surrounding soft drugs.”

Proponents of cannabis reform had been awaiting the vote eagerly. 

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Derrick Bergman ~ Leafly.com via 420Intel.com ~

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