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Call to allow use of medicinal cannabis

25 June 2018

A letter signed by Professor Val Curran (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) states: 'As medical and academic scientists, we strongly urge the government to remove cannabis and all related cannabinoids from Schedule 1 of the Misuse of Drugs Regulations Medicines Act and put them into Schedule 2. This would allow medical doctors to prescribe cannabis and/or cannabinoid products to patients who they think will benefit from this treatment based on the available scientific evidence.' Read: The Times