BBC: 'MPs call for medical cannabis to be made legal'

Taking cannabis for medical reasons should be made legal, says a cross-party group of UK politicians.

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Drug Policy Reform says there is clear evidence cannabis could have a therapeutic role for some conditions, including chronic pain and anxiety.

It says tens of thousands of people in the UK already break the law to use the drug for symptom relief.

But the Home Office says there are no plans to legalise the "harmful drug."


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Frank Warburton