About the Cannabis Industry Council

Our Aims

The Cannabis Industry Council brings together organisations, businesses, and groups working in many different ways to promote the cause of medicinal Cannabis and Hemp. Together, we influence the future of medical Cannabis and Hemp in the UK and learn from and network with fellow sector organisations.

A collective voice for a new sector

Agreed by member vote, the Council’s objectives are to:


Influence decision makers

Communicate with and influence industry stakeholders, Government and relevant external bodies.

increase patient access

Increase Patient Access

Increase patient access to medical Cannabis and Hemp products in the UK.


Publish research

Commission and carry out research and publish research submissions into cannabis, hemp and access.


Challenge current Guidelines

Test current regulations and guidelines and where they are found lacking challenge them.

Setting and defining the gold standard

What we do

A collective voice for the medical cannabis & hemp sector

We define, set, and maintain the gold standard for sector organisations so that the highest possible standards may be achieved.

Through our working groups, each Chaired by a member of the Executive Committee, members drive forward objectives in a range of areas of interest.

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