The VICE Guide to Right Now: Part of England Has Basically Just Decriminalized Weed

A guy holding a big bag of weed, maybe in Durham

A police chief in the North East of England has effectively given weed smokers the go-ahead to grow plants for their own use. Ron Hogg, Durham's Police and Crime Commissioner, says that local cannabis users will only be targeted if they grow for commercial gain or if they smoke it in a "blatant" way.

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Hogg said that he hoped to open up the conversation around...

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