UK LAWS SURROUNDING CANNABIS

To the best of my knowledge, all information on these pages is up to date.



Crown Prosecution Service: Drugs Offences (updated 1st April 2021)

Crown Prosecution Service: Psychoactive Substances (updated 1st April 2021)

Gov.uk: Drugs Penalties (accessed 4th September 2022)

Gov.uk: Home Office Circular 018/2018: rescheduling of cannabis-based products for medicinal use in humans (1st November 2018)

Home Office Drug Licensing Factsheet: Cannabis, CBD and other cannabinoids (2019)

Legislation.go.uk: Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (accessed 4th September 2022)

Legislation.gov.uk: Misuse of Drugs Regulations (MoDR) 2001 (accessed 4th Sept 2022)

Wikipedia: Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (last edited 28th August 2022)

and last but not least...

FACT CARD (about)
A community resource of information
free for everyone choosing to contest
charges under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971

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Last updated: 11th October 2022