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Some encouragement given for research into cannabis

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7154.302a (Published 01 August 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:302
  1. John Warden, parliamentary correspondent
  1. BMJ

    The Home Office indicated last week that it is willing to set up “workshop talks” to discuss licensing procedures for research into the medical use of cannabis, and the Medical Research Council said that it would consider special treatment for clinical trials.

    The offers were made when both bodies gave evidence to the House of Lords subcommittee that is inquiring into possible changes in the law relating to cannabis and its …

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