Sadiq Khan Plans Pilot To ‘Decriminalize’ Minor Cannabis Offences In London

Scheme could ‘divert young people found with small amount of cannabis’ away from arrest by police.

Downing Street has expressed concern over moves to end the prosecution of young people caught with cannabis in some London boroughs, under a pilot scheme being developed by Sadiq Khan.

The mayor of London is understood to be developing a plan based on a successful model from Thames Valley police that would offer classes or counselling, rather than arrest, to under-25s caught with small quantities of cannabis.

– Read the entire article at The Guardian.

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