UK doctors can now prescribe weed. But you probably wont get it
Medical cannabis can now be issued by 80,000 doctors. Although its use is limited to specific medical conditions and the government is keeping controls tight
Weed has been undergoing a rebrand – with countries around the world decriminalising and legalising the drug. From today, it’s going to have a legitimate present in the UK. More than 80,000 specialist doctors will be able to prescribe medical cannabis to patients who can demonstrate “an unmet clinical need”.