Suffolk nurse leads fight for cannabis to be decriminalised in UK for medicinal use

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Suffolk campaigner Darryl Noe grows cannabis for people to use medicinally. Picture: GREGG BROWN Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Tracey Risebrow, vice chairwoman of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Suffolk branch, will raise the issue at the union’s annual congress starting this weekend in Belfast. She will lead a motion calling for governments across the UK to be lobbied for the decriminalisation of cannabis for the treatment of some health conditions. More than 40 countries have legalised cannabis in some form, following pressure from some patient groups who believe it has the potential to help them. Attempts have since been made to change existing policy in the UK – but none have been successful. Suffolk nurse leads fight for cannabis to be decriminalised in UK for medicinal use

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