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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (18 Jan 2019)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of NHS and medical professionals body guidelines on the prescription of medical cannabis.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (18 Jan 2019)

Mike Penning: ...and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of hospital trusts in implementing the law change of 1 November 2018 to ensure patients that might benefit from medical cannabis are able to.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Bedrocan (18 Jan 2019)

Steve Brine: Departmental officials have communicated with a range of manufacturers and importers regarding the establishment of supplies of cannabis-based products for medicinal use in the United Kingdom. Whilst the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has not met with Bedrocan, Tilray, GW Pharmaceuticals or Aphria, the former Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Lord O’Shaughnessy) did...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Prescriptions (16 Jan 2019)

Tonia Antoniazzi: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS prescriptions have been issued for patients to use medical cannabis since 1 November 2018.

Health and Social Care: Cannabis-based Products: Medicinal Use (15 Jan 2019)

Cannabis-based Products: Medicinal Use

Business of the House (10 Jan 2019)

Christine Jardine: Like many in the House, I was delighted with the Home Secretary’s decision last year to make cannabis available for medicinal use. Unfortunately, for many people like my constituent Murray Gray, a little boy, this has not helped to ease their pain. We have heard stories of over-rigid regulations and the difficulty of getting what is now a legal medicine. Will the Leader of the House...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Mental Illness (10 Jan 2019)

John Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS patients are suffering from psychosis related to their use of cannabis.

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

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of patients who have been (a) prescribed medicinal cannabis through the NHS and (b) denied a prescription for medicinal cannabis through the NHS since its use was legalised in November 2018.

Medicinal Cannabis (10 Jan 2019)

Medicinal Cannabis

Deaths of Homeless People: Business of the House (20 Dec 2018)

Lisa Cameron: ..., Madam Deputy Speaker. On a more sombre note, my constituent Cole Thomson, aged six, has repeated paralysing epileptic seizures, and his mother Lisa has been battling for access to medicinal cannabis to try to save his life. She states: “A few weeks ago, Cole was running around kicking a ball. Now he can barely lift his foot. I still can’t believe how quickly he has deteriorated. This...

Cannabis (Legalisation and Regulation) (11 Dec 2018)

Steve Double: ...issue, and while I strongly disagree with him, I respect his desire that something be done to address it. I am sure we can all agree that something needs to be done about the current situation with cannabis use, which is wrong, unsustainable and doing a great deal of damage to our society, but I do not believe that liberalising and decriminalising it in this way is the answer. My view is...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Nabiximols (11 Dec 2018)

Steve Brine: ...the years specified. NHS Digital does, however, hold data about prescription items dispensed by doctors and community pharmacies in England, which is detailed in the following table. Year Cannabis (Sativex) 2010 2,502 2011 2,964 2012 2,813 2013 2,832 2014 2,703 2015 2,448 2016 2,249 2017 2,204 Source: Prescription Cost Analysis, NHS Digital ...

Written Answers — Home Office: Drug Seizures: Testing (5 Dec 2018)

Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answers of 23 October and 22 November 2018 to Questions 179178 and 191899 on Cannabis: Misuse, whether the National Crime Agency (a) does not routinely test the strength of street cannabis or (b) monitors the strengths of all illicit drugs seized by the police.

Scottish Parliament: NHS Lanarkshire (Meetings) (29 Nov 2018)

Monica Lennon: .... His mum, Lisa Quarrell, is desperately trying to find a cure for the crippling epileptic seizures that leave Cole paralysed and unable to speak. So far, Cole has not been prescribed the medicinal cannabis that could greatly help his condition. Cole has touched the hearts of thousands of people, and a petition led by East Kilbride Community Trust is pushing for urgent action. Time is not...

Offensive Weapons Bill: Offence of threatening with an offensive weapon etc in a private place (28 Nov 2018)

Vicky Ford: .... They can arrest and re-arrest them, but sometimes the sentences are not as strong as they would like. They would also like stronger stop-and-search powers, especially in cases where they smell cannabis, because it is unclear what they can do at the moment, but that is often linked to other gang-related activity. There is particular concern about vulnerable young people being targeted by...

Scottish Parliament: Public Health Crisis (Drugs and Alcohol) (28 Nov 2018)

Neil Findlay: ...for their addiction. The failure of that approach is at its starkest and most devastating here in Scotland, where we now have more than 1,000 drugs deaths a year. The streets are awash with cannabis and cocaine, heroin can be bought in every community and spice is the drug of choice in our prisons. I recently visited Addiewell prison to discuss the spice problem. I have visited local drug...

Legalisation of Cannabis (Medicinal Purposes) Bill (23 Nov 2018)

Legalisation of Cannabis (Medicinal Purposes) Bill

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Misuse (22 Nov 2018)

Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 15 November 2018 to Question 188046 if he will request the data from the National Crime Agency on the strength of cannabis seized by that agency in order to enable a (a) comparison with the work undertaken by King's College London and (b) study of the data’s relevance to (i) users’ health and (ii) the...


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