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Question for Home Office

UIN 31654, tabled on 17 March 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance her Department provides to police forces on dealing with offenders who use cannabis to treat a serious medical condition.

Answered on

23 March 2016

The Home Office does not collect data on this.

Decisions on disposal options for those who possess cannabis for any reason are an operational matter for the police and the Crown Prosecution Service.

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Home Office
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