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DrugScience is the leading independent scientific body on drugs in the UK. We work to provide clear, evidence-based information without political or commercial interference.


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A map outlining the legal status of recreational cannabis use, medicinal cannabis use and cannabis cultivation worldwide

International cannabis legislation

An interactive map outlining the legal status of recreational cannabis use, medicinal cannabis use and cannabis cultivation worldwide

A map outlining the legal status of recreational cannabis use, medicinal cannabis use and cannabis cultivation in the USA

Cannabis legislation in the USA

An interactive map outlining the legal status of recreational cannabis use, medicinal cannabis use and cannabis cultivation in the USA

Taking the principle of medicinal cannabis to practical implementation

Medicinal cannabis is now legal in the UK, though many barriers remain to its implementation. The DrugScience Symposium discussed paths forward to facilitate patient access and data collection for scientific research.

Recent additions

A map outlining the legal status of recreational cannabis use, medicinal cannabis use and cannabis cultivation worldwide

International cannabis legislation

A map outlining the legal status of recreational cannabis use, medicinal cannabis use and cannabis cultivation in the USA

Cannabis legislation in the USA

Taking the principle of medicinal cannabis to practical implementation


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