The number of people arrested for cannabis possession in the capital has dropped by half since the Government liberalised laws on the drug, according to figures from the Metropolitan Police.

The decision to downgrade cannabis from a class B to a class C drug in February and to let off most people who are caught in possession with a warning has saved Scotland Yard the equivalent of the time of 13 officers a year, the police report adds.

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