Drugs Minister Norman Baker calls for pain-relief cannabis to be legal
14 August 2014 Last updated at 21:48 BST
People suffering from severe pain should be allowed to take cannabis, the Drugs Minister Norman Baker has said.
Mr Baker, Liberal Democrat MP for Lewes, said: "If someone is ill we should help them, not make them criminals."
Cannabis is currently categorised as a Class B drug. The Home Office said there were no plans to legalise it.
Ellie Price reports.