UK 20 November 2012 Quote of the Day Jacqui Smith on cannabis reclassification. Sign up for our weekly email * 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. Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles This is the place: the poem Tony Walsh read at the Manchester attack vigil The problems with ending encryption to fight terrorism How long will general election campaigning be suspended after the Manchester attack?