The Staggers 20 November 2012 Quote of the Day Jacqui Smith on cannabis reclassification. Print HTML Knowing what I know now, I would resist the temptation to resort to the law to tackle the harm from cannabis. Education, treatment and information, if we can get the message through, are perhaps a lot more effective. Jacqui Smith admits that she was wrong to upgrade cannabis to a Class B drug whilst home secretary. › Why some prisoners should have the right to vote Former Labour home secretary Jacqui Smith. Photograph: Getty Images. From only £1 a week Subscribe More Related articles How can Britain become a nation of homeowners? The Tories are the zombie party: with an ageing, falling membership, still they stagger on to victory Will George Osborne soften the tax credit cuts for low-earners?