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UK police say cannabis just as harmful as 'crack and cocaine'

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PCCs will call for the drug to be put on a par with crack and cocaine. Maximum penalties for possession would increase from five to seven years. The maximum penalty for supplying cannabis would also see a big increase from 14 years in prison to a life jail sentence. There is growing evidence linking psychosis, mental ill health, cancer and birth defects to cannabis use.
Published 4 months ago · United Kingdom

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Cannabis 'just as harmful as cocaine' say police chiefs

If cannabis becomes a Class A drug, people could be jailed for up to seven years for its possession.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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UK police say cannabis just as harmful as 'crack and cocaine'

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4 months ago·Auckland, New Zealand
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Cannabis is just as harmful as ‘crack and cocaine’, say police chiefs

But drug policy reform campaigners argue that reclassifying it as a Class A drug ‘flies in the face of all evidence and reason’

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Cannabis 'just as harmful as cocaine', police chiefs say

A group of Tory Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) argue cannabis should be reclassified meaning tougher penalties for those who possess and supply it

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