Area of circles is proportional
to number of links connected
The true be-leaf-ers
The tangled connections between proponents of medicinal and recreational cannabis use
© 2020 BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.
As Jonathan Gornall reveals in his investigation, there
is a complicated network of relationships between those
lobbying for greater availability of cannabis for medical
and recreational use. This diagram presents the links
between those calling for wider patient access to
cannabis for medical use and the members of a
parallel campaign to create a lucrative recreational
market for the drug in the UK. Hover over nodes
and links for more information.
Association for the Cannabinoid Industry
Other organisation | UK, Romania
Aims to recruit 20k patients in Europe suffering from
one or more of seven conditions, who will be prescribed
cannabis free of charge. No comparison with standard
treatments or a placebo group is planned.
A spokesperson for Drug Science told The BMJ it
“works with commercial partners when they
form part of a consortium, such as the current
Medical Cannabis Working Group.”