Ireland cannabis-related prosecutions nearly halved

An Garda Síochána has reported that prosecutions for cannabis possession decreased by almost 50% during 2021, down to 5,957 from 11,127 in 2020. Prosecutions for cannabis supply also decreased from 1,968 to 1,283. Cannabis and cannabis resin for personal use were added to the Adult Cautioning Scheme in 2020.

Source: https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/garda-figures-show-shift-toward-cannabis-decriminalisation-as-prosecutions-halved-in-2021-41202175.html