Caught growing cannabis (UK guide)
New updated sentencing guidelines as of December 2022
The government updated the sentencing guidelines for getting caught cultivating cannabis in the UK in April 2021. Some things have changed very slightly so if you have been caught growing cannabis in the UK, please read this guide before going to court so you know what to expect.
This guide is based on the actual sentencing guide the judge in court will be referring to when deciding what your punishment will be.
Find the actual UK sentencing guidelines by following this link Production of a controlled drug/ Cultivation of cannabis plant – Sentencing (sentencingcouncil.org.uk)