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Examining the highs and lows of medical cannabis

Aug 29, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

Can cannabis be good for you? I first heard of its medicinal properties when a dear and brilliant friend used to treat his acute bipolar depression with pot. Alas it seemed to advance his paranoia, persuading him to kill his pet cat. Not long after, he ended his own life. That was 30 years ago. He was 24. I wonder how he might have greeted the legal prescription of cannabis in the UK.

As explained in Horizon: Cannabis - Miracle Medicine or Dangerous Drug? (BBC Two), the compound in cannabi...