The referendum will be held alongside the 2020 General Election on 19 September.
Voters will be asked to vote 'Yes' or 'No' to the question “Do you support the proposed Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill?”
If a majority vote “Yes”, the Bill will go through normal Parliamentary processes to become law. This will include a select committee where the public has a chance to comment on the details of the Bill.
To vote in the referendum you need to be enrolled to vote in the General Election before or on Election Day. Find all the information you need about enrolling here.
The results of the referendum will be released in preliminary form on Friday 2 October, and in final form on 9 October 2020.
For more information on the referendum check out the Government’s referendum website.
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