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Medical Cannabis Under Prescription

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:23 pm on 20th May 2019.

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Photo of Jeff Smith Jeff Smith Opposition Whip (Commons) 5:23 pm, 20th May 2019

The right hon. Gentleman, who set out the case very well, is certainly not an old socialist. As we heard from him, there are multiple examples of patients who want to access medical cannabis, and whose doctors want them to access it, but are not able to do so. These are patients who last year were given hope that their pain, anxiety and seizures would end, only to have their hopes dashed and frustrated.