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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:32 pm on 23rd October 2019.

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Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning Conservative, Hemel Hempstead 5:32 pm, 23rd October 2019

The hon. Gentleman is making a really important point, and I thank him for changing his speech slightly. The reason why it is so important is that we need the observational trials. We need to know about the THCs and the chemicals that come from the cannabis oil; we need to know the strengths and what it is. That is why talking about the prescribed medical use of cannabis oil is crucial when we make this argument; otherwise, we will lose the public will.