Make Cannabis-Based Medicines Legal, Say Uk Drug Advisers

Advisory council’s recommendation may pave way for loosening of laws. Doctors in the UK should be able to prescribe cannabis-derived medicine, the government’s chief drug advisers have recommended, paving the way for a loosening of the laws governing access to the substance. The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) has recommended after a review that cannabis-derived medicinal products should be placed in schedule 2 of the misuse of drugs regulations 2001, allowing them…

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Author: Jamie Grierson, The Guardian