Cannabis

Law

  • Class B
  • Schedule 1
  • Possible offences:
     
  • Possession
    • Maximum sentence – 5 years/fine/both
  • Possession With Intent To Supply
    • Maximum sentence – 14 years/fine/both
  • Supply (including being concerned in supply, conspiracy to supply, aggravated supply and offer to supply)
    • Maximum sentence – 14 years/fine/both
  • Production
    • Maximum sentence –  14 years/fine/both
  •  Cultivation of a cannabis plant
    • Maximum sentence –  14 years/fine/both

In practice maximum sentences are rarely used, for more detailed and accurate information go to our sentencing page.