Foreign cannabis firms set up shop in UK hoping the drug will be legalised for recreational use – Telegraph.co.uk

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Foreign cannabis companies are setting up in the UK in the hope the drug will be legalised for recreational as well as medicinal use, The Daily Telegraph has learned.

Although the Government has repeatedly stated that it has no intention of legalising cannabis for recreational use, many believe laws will eventually be relaxed, opening a lucrative new market for international cannabis companies.

North American firms are selling medicinal cannabis, which was legalised in November, and CBD cannabis oil, which is legal because it does not contain the psychoactive substance in cannabis, THC.

Some of the companies operating in the UK also sell cannabis for recreational use in Canada, where the drug…

This article originally appeared here in https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/06/23/foreign-cannabis-firms-set-shop-ukhoping-drug-will-legalised/

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