The UK’s Daily Mail has reported Rastafari faith joins 18 other major religions recognised in UK prison system.
“Now RASTAS* get special treatment in prisons: Followers of religion made famous by Bob Marley are allowed shakers and drums (but no marijuana):
- Rastafarianism is now one of 18 religions recognised in prison
- The new rules were put in place in November last year
- Rastafarian prisoners are given what they need to worship
- They are not allowed to smoke marijuana – which they see as a sacrament”
*MMH editor note: RASTAS is not a legal term, InI prefer to be addressed by InI rightful title which is the glory of InI Abba Father, RASTAFARI. Daily Mail, please take note.