Police force gives cannabis users green light to grow drugs

Durham Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Hogg says the force will not proactively target small scale cannabis producers who are growing their own
The Telegraph (UK)
Tuesday, July 21, 2015

john-hoggDurham Police has given users the green light to grow cannabis at home after declaring that officers will no longer proactively target small scale producers. In a move, which will be seen as a step towards decriminalisation, Durham's Police Commissioner Ron Hogg said it will only go after people if there is a complaint or if they are being "blatant", while the force will continue to tackle large scale cannabis farms. (See also: Cannabis users won't be a priority for County Durham Police | Durham police stop targeting pot smokers and small-scale growers)