The Swiss government has backed easier access to medicinal cannabis, and even the right-wing Swiss People's Party, traditionally an advocate of total abstinence, seems to support making life easier for patients for whom it is proven the drug works.

Mention Swiss farming and images of dairy cows spring to mind - not cannabis plants.

But now the government says it wants to do more research into medicinal cannabis and make treatments with it more available.

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Imogen Foulkes ~ BBC News ~

 

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