Frequency of using cannabis for medical conditions in the UK in 2019

Frequency of cannabis use among those suffering from medical conditions to relieve their symptoms or side effects in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019

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Release date

January 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

October 23-30, 2019

Number of respondents

281 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Adults who use cannabis as a medicine*

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

*Respondents were asked to not include cannabis derived products, such as cannabidiol, that are legally available to purchase or any forms of cannabis that can be prescribed from a GP. In addition, respondents were asked to only answer positively if the cannabis is used specifically for the purpose of managing their conditions and not used recreationally or for any other reason.
Question was worded: "Approximately, how often do you tend to use cannabis for this purpose?"

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