Growing cannabis for personal use is crime says top court

Constitutional Court follows past precedents

(ANSA) - Rome, March 9 - Italy's Constitutional Court on Wednesday said that growing cannabis is a crime even if it is cultivated only for personal use. The top court gave the ruling in knocking back a case raised by the Brescia appeals court about the legitimacy of criminal punishment for growing cannabis for personal use, mooting the possibility that an administrative sanction was more appropriate. The decision follows the precedents set by previous rulings.
   

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