||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 98 (May)
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Mantell LJ, Gage and Field JJ
||John Morgans (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||8 May 2002
Sentencing - Possession of Class B drug - Cultivating Class B drug - Custodial sentence - Defendant having a medical condition - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.
The defendant's sentence of nine months' imprisonment for an offence of possession of a Class B drug and an offence of cultivating a Class B drug was manifestly excessive in the circumstances, as the drug was for his own use to alleviate a medical condition.
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