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Topical Questions

Part of Health and Social Care – in the House of Commons on 29th October 2019.

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Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

As we discussed in the answer to an earlier question, I have both decriminalised the use of cannabis oil and introduced the National Institute for Health Research clinical trials. However, individual rules about prescriptions have to be for individual clinicians, and when it comes to funding it in Scotland, that has to be a matter for the Scottish NHS.