A breakdown of the UK cannabis timeline
First laws on the possession of cannabis introduced in Britain
Recommendations were made to reduce the penalties for the possession of cannabis
A restriction is placed on the cultivation of all species cannabis plant.
New laws permits cannabis cultivation under special licence issued by the Home Office and the smoking of cannabis for research purposes.
The misuse of drugs act paves the way for the first medical marijuana
New rules and regulations are drafted on an ongoing review basis with a scheduled implementation date of March 2021