Cannabis: Medical Treatments:Written question - 266815

Asked on: 19 June 2019
Department of Health and Social Care
Cannabis: Medical Treatments
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many licences have been issued for the prescription of medicinal cannabis.
Answered by: Seema Kennedy
Answered on: 27 June 2019

The law stipulates that any doctor on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register can prescribe cannabis-based products for medicinal use. No licences are required to prescribe.

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