After granting two epileptic children temporary licenses to use CBD medicines, the U.K. is finally considering the rescheduling of marijuana.

Legal medical cannabis may be coming to the U.K. at last, now that the recent story of an epileptic 12-year-old — and subsequent wave of public support — has convinced government officials to take a second look at the prohibition of marijuana.

Just like the U.S., the U.K. government currently classifies all forms of cannabis as Schedule 1 drugs, a category reserved for dangerous substances with no medical value.

This week, the government's chief medical officer released a report stating that the proven medical benefits of cannabis warrant a fresh look at the laws prohibiting its use.

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Chris Moore ~ MerryJane.com

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