Monthly expenditure on cannabis for medical use in the UK in 2019

Monthly expenditure on using cannabis to relieve the symptoms or side effects of medical conditions 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 much money would you say you personally spend on cannabis to manage or treat some symptoms or side effects brought on by the treatment of your condition, in an average month?"

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