Around 17,000 people in the UK are now thought to have received legal medical cannabis for a range of conditions including chronic pain, depression, insomnia and Parkinson’s.
But still many otherwise law-abiding citizens across the country are using the black market as they are unaware the law changed in 2018.
A mum-of-one with Chron’s disease from South Wales told Metro.co.uk how she barely had the strength to look after her child before deciding to access the plant illegally.
She now has a legal prescription and says cannabis alleviates her pain and stomach cramps, allowing her to be more active, work and spend quality time with her family.
– Read the entire article at Metro News.