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Man who supplied cannabis for medicinal purposes acquitted

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7205.278d (Published 31 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:278
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    The UK government faced calls to legalise the medical use of cannabis last week after a man who set up a cooperative to supply the drug for pain relief was acquitted by a jury.

    A doctor who supplied cannabis to her daughter was cleared by a jury in 1993, but last week's case was the first to involve supply for medicinal purposes …

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