420 with CNW – UK Experts Want Medical Marijuana Free for All

September 26, 2019 03:20:21

The UK government has legalized the use of medical marijuana; however, accessing it is next to impossible. This has prompted professors, doctors, health experts, and politicians to sign letters petitioning the government to make medical marijuana free to all patients. To access medical marijuana for free, patients have to present a prescription from the NHS (National Health Service), which serves as the United Kingdom’s comprehensive, universal, and free-at-the-point-of-service system of medication.

It is legal to prescribe medical cannabis under particular conditions on the NHS system; however, there exist several restrictions and obstacles that hinder specialists from prescribing medical marijuana treatment to patients. The letter signed by the pharmacists, health experts, and members of parliament appeals to the UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock to lift these restrictions. The Members of Parliament representing the Liberal Democrats and Labour have also signed a letter to the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, appealing to him to intervene for…


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