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Share of adults in the United Kingdom who would take cannabis medicine in 2018 by age

This statistic presents the results of a survey of adults in the United Kingdom which asked them if they would take cannabis medicine if it was prescribed by a doctor. A majority of respondents in all age groups said they would take cannabis medicine if it was prescribed to them, although 18-24 year olds were seven percent more likely than over 65s to say this.

Would you take cannabis medicine if prescribed by your doctor?*

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Source

Release date

November 2018

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

October 24-25, 2018

Number of respondents

2,065 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

UK adults

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "It will soon be legal for certain cannabis medicines to be prescribed by some senior doctors in the UK. Would you take cannabis medicine if prescribed to you by your doctor?"

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