Royal College of Psychiatrists to review opposition to legalising cannabis

The Royal College of Psychiatrists is to review its opposition to the legalisation of cannabis in what could be a critical development as much of the research the government has used to keep cannabis illegal has been conducted by leading researchers from the College. Its members also hold key positions advising ministers on mental health, including Dr Owen Bowden-Jones, the chairman of the advisory council on the misuse of drugs and an expert on addiction. The College’s current position is based on its concerns about the drug’s impact on mental…

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