Survey shows most British people would now consider using medical cannabis

Most British people would consider using cannabis to treat medical conditions, particularly if prescribed by a doctor, a new study has shown.

The survey of 4,000 people is thought to be the largest of its kind ever conducted in the UK and also found that there was low awareness of the availability of medical cannabis in the UK.

Since 2018, it has been legal to prescribe cannabis in Britain in the wake of cases such as Alfie Dingley, who suffered from severe epilepsy, which was treated with cannabis oil.

The survey, conducted by private cannabis clinic Mamedica, found that most British people (60%) would consider using medical cannabis instead of traditional medicines.

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