More MS news articles for December 2000

Belgium legalises cannabis in medical treatments

http://news6.thdo.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/europe/newsid%5F1058000/1058497.stm

Wednesday, 6 December, 2000, 19:18 GMT

The Belgian government has legalised the use of cannabis as part of the treatment for people suffering from painful diseases.

The drug will be prescribable for those undergoing chemotherapy, people suffering from glaucoma, multiple sclerosis and certain AIDS-related diseases.

From the newsroom of the BBC World Service