UK government backs research on cannabisBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7143.1477k (Published 16 May 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1477
- Jack Warden, political correspondent
The Department of Health last week indicated the British government's support for research into the medical use of cannabis.
It offered to look sympathetically at well founded research proposals, especially when addressed to the needs of patients to whom relatively little else can be offered. The department is …