A WOMAN has been fined by the courts for driving while under the influence of cannabis.

Jodie Margaret Thwaites, 24, of Monks Close, Penrith drove in Appleby with 2.1 µg/L of cannabis in her blood Carlisle magistrate's heard.

Thwaites has been banned from holding or obtaining a licence for 12 months.

She was also fined £90, ordered to pay costs of £85 and £32 to fund victim services. Her guilty plea was taken into consideration.