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House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“We therefore recommend that the Government should take steps to transfer cannabis and cannabis resin from Schedule 1 to the Misuse of Drugs Regulations to Schedule 2, so as to allow doctors to prescribe an appropriate preparation of cannabis, albeit as an unlicensed medicine and on the named-patient basis, and to allow doctors and pharmacists to supply the drug prescribed.”

Oct. 1998

Description:

“Its main function is to examine matters within this remit with which Parliament ought to be concerned, and to report to the House of Lords with recommendations for government action.”

Mission:

“To consider science and technology.”

Other:
U.K. government ommittee
Quoted in:
  1. Is Marijuana an Effective Treatment for Spasticity Disorders Such as Multiple Sclerosis?