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Cannabis 'no worse than eating junk food', says report

15 October 2012 Last updated at 09:25 BST

Smoking cannabis is no worse than eating junk food or gambling, according to a new report by an independent panel of experts.

The UK Drug Policy Commission, which has been researching drug use for six years, believes people who grow a small number of cannabis plants should be treated leniently.

Andy Moore reports.