General Article There is legal marijuana in the UK – so why is it hard to get hold of?

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Seven years after the first cannabis-based pharmaceutical was made available in the UK – which helps Multiple Sclerosis sufferers – it still costs more than £375 for around 270 doses.

By Nick Thompson

It’s around this time of year that weed smokers get their time in the hazy sun. Cases get put forward, people get high, and then the legalisation chorus dissipates into the background for another year. But cannabis has been available in medical form for seven years now in the UK, though you probably didn’t know that, and that’s emblematic of the issue...

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