Where next for cannabis-based medicines?

Cannabis-based medicines are increasingly grabbing attention. High-profile cases involving children suffering from severe epilepsy have attracted media attention and public sympathy. Some parents have argued that cannabis-based treatments are the only option to provide relief for these children. Public pressure, together with changing views internationally on cannabis control, has led to a change of direction in many countries, including the UK and other European states.

Part one

The regulatory picture

Part two


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