Alternaleaf Launches in the UK; On the Quest to Make Medical Cannabis More Accessible

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Alternaleaf, the clinic that’s helped hundreds of thousands of Australians access medical cannabis, today is launching in the UK. The announcement comes just weeks after the Home Affairs Committee called on the UK government to broaden access to medical cannabis. Although legalised in 2018, studies suggest that millions of Brits are self-medicating illegally as access to medical cannabis remains limited. Although over 140,000 medical cannabis prescriptions were issued between 2018 and 2022, almost all were obtained through private clinics. We’re here to help everyone who is eligible for medical cannabis treatment to access it in a safe and secure way.” As demand soars, research shows that England is set to become the second-largest market for medical cannabis in Europe. Meanwhile, there are estimated to be more than 360,000 prevalent cases of opioid addictions in the UK, with experts saying that opioids oftentimes are used where medical cannabis could be sufficient.

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Alternaleaf, the clinic that’s helped hundreds of thousands of Australians access medical cannabis, today is launching in the UK. The announcement comes just weeks after the Home Affairs Committee called on the UK government to broaden access to medical cannabis. Although legalised in 2018, studies suggest that millions of Brits are self-medicating illegally as access to medical cannabis remains limited.

Asif Dewan, Managing Director of Montu UK, the company behind Alternaleaf, comments: “There are millions of Brits who suffer from medical conditions ranging from long-term pain, MS, mental health...

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