Police have reportedly given up on prosecuting people for cannabis, with just one in four people caught now being charged.

Many forces have a lax approach to cannabis use and some virtually ignore it, with as few of 14 per cent of offenders charged in some areas.

Even hardened users who grow cannabis themselves for personal use will no longer be targeted, according to leading chief constable Mike Barton.

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