Results 1–20 of 73 for cannabis speaker:Mike Penning

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Epilepsy: Cannabis (15 May 2020)

Mike Penning: ...Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of Government financial support for (a) vulnerable children with intractable epilepsy who are reliant on privately-paid for medical cannabis and (b) other patients using private prescriptions to access medical cannabis during the covid-19 outbreak; if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Epilepsy: Cannabis (12 May 2020)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to maintain private prescriptions of medical cannabis to vulnerable children with intractable epilepsy during the covid-19 outbreak; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Epilepsy: Cannabis (12 May 2020)

Mike Penning: ...Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what financial support his Department is providing to families with severely epileptic children who are reliant on private prescriptions for medical cannabis and whose ability to fundraise for those prescriptions is limited by covid-19 lockdown restrictions.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Epilepsy: Cannabis (12 May 2020)

Mike Penning: ...Care, if he will provide temporary financial support to the families of vulnerable children with intractable epilepsy who cannot (a) access or (b) fund-raise for private prescriptions for medical cannabis during the covid-19 outbreak; and if he will make a statement

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Epilepsy: Cannabis (12 May 2020)

Mike Penning: ...has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on the ability of families of vulnerable children with intractable epilepsy to a) fund and b) maintain access to private prescriptions for medical cannabis; and if he will make statement.

Business of the House (6 Feb 2020)

Mike Penning: Yesterday, mums and dads, grandparents and loved ones of more than 20 young children who have epileptic seizures came to this House to ask for medical cannabis to be prescribed by their consultants free on the NHS. I ask again, as I have asked the Leader of the House several times, for a debate on the Floor of this House—not in Westminster Hall, and not through the Backbench Business...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (23 Jan 2020)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether a foundation providing financial support towards private medical cannabis prescriptions for patients where clinically appropriate would be eligible for charitable status; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (22 Jan 2020)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to expedite access to the whole-plant extract of prescribed medical cannabis containing cannabidiol and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol which consultants have prescribed to some severely epileptic children; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (22 Jan 2020)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress has been made in enabling access to NHS prescriptions for whole-plant-extract medical cannabis containing cannabidiol and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol since the August 2019 NHS process evaluation report entitled Barriers to Accessing Cannabis Based Products for Medicinal Use; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (22 Jan 2020)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS prescriptions for whole-plant-extract prescribed medical cannabis containing cannabidiol and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol have been issued since access to medical cannabis was legalised on 1 November 2018; and if he will make a statement.

Health and Social Care (16 Jan 2020)

Mike Penning: ...mistakes, mistakes on Primodos—another thing I like going on about in the Chamber, although I do not have the time to do so this evening—or the fact that we do not have prescribed medical cannabis free at the point of delivery to our children when a consultant says it should be prescribed. The only way we can fight this at the moment is to go to the courts. I am pleased with the...

Business of the House (16 Jan 2020)

Mike Penning: Can I ask the Leader of the House whether we can have a debate that we had in the last Parliament that got cross-party consensus: about the prescribed medical use of cannabis? This Government—the previous Government as well—changed the law so that medical use of cannabis could be prescribed by consultants. However, we have a situation today that if someone can pay for it, they get it; if...

The National Health Service (23 Oct 2019)

Mike Penning: This issue shows the House how people from different parties, with very diverse views on politics, can work together for the good of children. There are children who are getting medical cannabis on prescription, but their parents or grandparents are paying for it. The NHS is free at the point of delivery. Surely that is how it should be.

The National Health Service (23 Oct 2019)

Mike Penning: ..., 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...

The National Health Service (23 Oct 2019)

Mike Penning: My right hon. Friend knows full well what I am going to raise with him in my intervention, which is the prescribed medical use of cannabis. In my speech later, I will talk about the privatisation that took place under Labour, with the Darzi clinics, polyclinics and the PFI schemes. There is something we could do today for families who are desperate—families who are willing to go on hunger...

The National Health Service (23 Oct 2019)

Mike Penning: ...for his comments—the families, who are the most important people, will be very conscious of what he has said—but we have to be very careful when describing this: we are after the medical use of cannabis on prescription. The medical use of cannabis often relates to cases where people have felt they would take it in other ways. We are not talking about the casual use of cannabis, about a...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (11 Jun 2019)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the cost-effectiveness of patients receiving an NHS prescription for wholeplant medical cannabis.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (11 Jun 2019)

Mike Penning: ...Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the evidence (a) his Department and (b) the Department for International Trade holds on growing a market for prescribed medicinal cannabis.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (10 Jun 2019)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which countries his Department is engaging with in order to learn from their experiences in getting patients access to medical cannabis.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (10 Jun 2019)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what evidence his Department has reviewed from other countries on the effectiveness of cannabis as a medicine.


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