Poll: Around 1.4 million people in Britain using 'street cannabis' to treat chronic health conditions - Cannabis News

'The findings are astounding and present a national challenge,' says doctor.

Approximately 1.4m British people are using “street cannabis” to treat medically-diagnosed chronic health conditions, a poll has found.

Previous research estimated between 50,000 and 1.1m people in the UK regularly use cannabis bought illegally as a form of medicinal treatment.

However, according to a new study of the “largest ever polling sample”, a greater number than estimated are purchasing cannabis outside of the law as a means of treating chronic health issues.

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Sabrina Barr ~ The Independent