Results 1–20 of 57 for cannabis speaker:Mike Penning

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.

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 assessment he has made of the accuracy of evidence base on the cost-effectiveness of medical cannabis.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (7 Jun 2019)

Mike Penning: ...ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to publish the interim report produced by NHS England to identify the barriers that are blocking access to prescribed medicinal cannabis by patients.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (7 Jun 2019)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to publish the final report by NHS England to identify the barriers that are blocking access to prescribed medicinal cannabis by patients.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (21 May 2019)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the process will be for patients that are refused a prescription for medical cannabis oil by their second opinion; and will he make a statement.

Medical Cannabis Under Prescription (20 May 2019)

Mike Penning: ...really do not know the full position yet because, as the Minister has said, we have to do more work. However, in quite a lot of specific cases of paediatric epilepsy with seizures, it appears that cannabis oil makes a difference to the quality of people’s lives. We were sent here not to chat for the sake of it, but to make a difference to people’s lives, and I hope that is exactly what...

Medical Cannabis Under Prescription (20 May 2019)

Mike Penning: ...is that if we introduce a bespoke system for a product or drug, everybody else will jump on the bandwagon, but most countries in Europe have addressed this. It has to be bespoke, not least because cannabis was illegal as a schedule 1 drug in this country for so long, but the evidence is here in the mums and dads and the children.

Medical Cannabis Under Prescription (20 May 2019)

Mike Penning: .... Doctors seem happy to sign off and prescribe off-label drugs for purposes that have absolutely nothing to do with what those drugs were licensed for, but they are not willing to license medical cannabis. Does the hon. Lady not agree that that is an imbalance?

Medical Cannabis Under Prescription (20 May 2019)

Mike Penning: The hon. Gentleman has touched on a very important point. Because we are talking about pharmaceutical prescription drugs, the risk has been relatively alleviated. There is evidence of people using cannabis in a casual way that does have an adverse neurological effect. That is why this whole debate and campaign had to be separated from that so that it is about prescribed use. There is a...

Medical Cannabis Under Prescription (20 May 2019)

Mike Penning: I beg to move, That this House reaffirms its welcome for the change in the law that allows access to medical cannabis under prescription, but notes that only a handful of prescriptions for whole-plant-extract medical cannabis have been issued on the NHS, which has left a significant number of patients, many of whom are children with intractable epilepsy, with no access to medical cannabis and...

Medical Cannabis Under Prescription (20 May 2019)

Mike Penning: .... Those families have young children—I am a father myself, like lots of colleagues in the House—and we all came together to say that the situation was fundamentally wrong. We asked why medical cannabis was illegal if we knew that it helped our children.

Medical Cannabis Under Prescription (20 May 2019)

Mike Penning: The right hon. Gentleman and I often debate health issues. We were both shadow Health Ministers at the same time, and we agree on most things, including on the prescribed medical use of cannabis. The other area to which he was alluding is not for this debate. It is not referred to in the motion. The reason we have managed to get such huge cross-party support and support from families around...

Medical Cannabis Under Prescription (20 May 2019)

Mike Penning: ...on and on about this until we get justice for these young people. Looking beyond the small cohort of desperately ill children, there are others in the country who would clearly benefit from medical cannabis. I am not a doctor, but hundreds and hundreds of families have come to ask me whether this means they can get some help. The MS Society has sent an excellent briefing to colleagues...

Medical Cannabis Under Prescription (20 May 2019)

Mike Penning: ...— it is that long since I have been a Minister—I stood in Westminster Hall as the Minister responsible for drug policy and said then that the Government were minded to allow the medical use of cannabis under prescription. Do they not read our debates? Do they not listen to what Ministers have to say? I do not know whether they thought I was having a flier and as a Minister of State...

Business of the House (16 May 2019)

Mike Penning: May I say how thrilled I am that we will have a debate on Monday on the prescribed use of cannabis in certain situations? It is sad that we have to have it, but I am pleased that it is happening. I want to raise something with the Leader of the House that I have mentioned before, namely, the lack of accountability to the community for the decisions made by NHS trusts. She has said to me...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (8 May 2019)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timeframe is for the process evaluation being undertaken by the NHS on prescribing cannabis-based products for medical use; and if he will he make a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (8 May 2019)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, who he will be engaging with in the process evaluation on prescribing cannabis-based products for medical use.


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