The number of drug related deaths in England has hit a new high.
Paul North, Hardeep Matharu & Clark French look at the new ONS figures and question the medicinal use of cannabis which for many remains illegal.
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Hardeep Matharu is a criminal justice reporter at Byline Media and a researcher and writer at Volteface and Paul North is the Communication Director for Volteface
Clarke French is the Founder of the United Patients Alliance and was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis a decade ago. He is also a criminal regularly using Cannabis to reduce pain and help control spasms and other symptoms of his illness.
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