Title

Case note: medicinal cannabis use and the criminal defence of necessity: R v Quayle and Attorney-General's Reference (No 2 of 2004) (2006) 1 All ER 988

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Irvine, G 2006, 'Case note: medicinal cannabis use and the criminal defence of necessity: R v Quayle and Attorney-General's Reference (No 2 of 2004) (2006) 1 All ER 988', Southern Cross University Law Review, vol. 10, pp. 243-253.

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

Issues relating to the medicinal use of cannabis addressed by the Criminal Division of the English Court of Appeal in R v Quayle - medicinal necessity requirements imposed by the Court are unrealistic in the context of illegal use of medicinal cannabis.