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Euro MPs back wider use of medical cannabis amid call for more research

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: (Published 18 February 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l759
  1. Rory Watson
  1. Brussels

The European Parliament has called on governments and the European Union to give more support to the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes.

In a wide ranging resolution adopted in Strasbourg on 13 February, MEPs set out a series of measures to promote official backing for medical cannabis and its wider use. They also insisted that a clear legal distinction be made between medical cannabis and use of the drug for recreational or other …

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