Medical Cannabis

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:37 pm on 20th February 2018.

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Photo of Ronnie Cowan Ronnie Cowan Scottish National Party, Inverclyde 3:37 pm, 20th February 2018

I have heard the Minister say that he is going to monitor the situation and that he is looking for evidence, but we have had that situation for decades. This place created the problem with poor legislation as far as back as the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. We are in a situation where we know that medicinal cannabis is available that will particularly help Alfie. He has been taking it in the Netherlands. It is not beyond the wit of man to facilitate the continuation of that supply, if the will is there.