Mike Hedges AM supports for medicinal Cannabis to be legalised in the UK

  • Submitted by Mike Hedges, Mark Isherwood and Leanne Wood on Tuesday 26th June

    1. Calls for the legalisation of medicinal cannabis on prescription.

    2. Notes the clinical evidence showing cannabis-based medicines can alleviate the symptoms of conditions including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, dystonia and cancer;

    3. Notes the Research identifying the potential of cannabis-based medicines for pain-relief;

    4. Emphasises that on 17 January the National Assembly for Wales voted to recognise clinical evidence of the effectiveness of cannabis for medicinal purposes;

    5. Expresses concern that under current legislation many people living with a range of conditions in Wales use illegally obtained cannabis for medicinal purposes, thereby risking prosecution and exposure to other drugs.

    June 28th, 2018 | Mike Hedges AM | No Comments |

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