Towards a UK cannabis industry
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Health Europa Quarterly (HEQ) speaks with Mike Barnes of Maple Tree Consultants and Ricardo Geada of Mackrell Solicitors about the need for a legal cannabis and CBD market in the UK.

In April 2021, the UK’s Maple Tree Consultants and Mackrell Solicitors produced a collaborative discussion paper on the UK’s medical cannabis policy landscape, issuing 10 key recommendations for policymakers and calling for the formation of a functional legal cannabis industry within the UK. The paper, titled ‘UK medical cannabis and CBD discussion paper: 10 recommendations for government’, calls for a reduction in red tape and gentler regulation of what has the potential to be a multi-billion-pound industry.

HEQ speaks with neurologist and cannabis expert Mike Barnes of Maple Tree…

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