What you need to know about therapeutic cannabis
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What you need to know about therapeutic cannabis

Allie Anderson Health journalist

Cannabis has been legalised for medicinal use in the UK since 2018. Find out who can prescribe it and when

Cannabis for medicinal use was legalised in the UK in 2018, following a campaign spearheaded by parents of children with epilepsy whose life-threatening seizures dissipated after taking cannabis oil. The change in legislation made cannabis-based products for medicinal use (CBPMs) schedule 2 controlled drugs.

Mental Health Practice. 26, 6, 12-13. doi: 10.7748/mhp.26.6.12.s4

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