Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to prevent patients from being incorrectly denied access to medicinal cannabis.
Norman Lamb: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many specialist doctors are licenced to prescribe medicinal cannabis.
Maggie Throup: ...because crime is increasing or decreasing in Erewash nor, I hasten to add, because we see serious violent crime in Erewash, but because there appears to be an increase in the use of cheap synthetic cannabis in our market towns as well as in our cities and because it appears be so invasive. The issue has been highlighted to me by my constituents over recent weeks, as they have shared their...
Jo Platt: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have accessed cannabis-derived medicinal products under schedule 2 of the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001.
Lord Wasserman: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many applications for licences to cultivate cannabis for medicinal purposes in the UK they have received since 1 January 2016.
Alex Sobel: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the British Medical Journal's article, Assessment and management of cannabis use disorders in primary care, published on 1 April 2010, if his Department will make an assessment of the implications for his policies of the findings on cannabis use disorder referenced in that article.
Patrick Grady: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the contribution of the medicinal cannabis industry to the UK economy since 2010.
Linda Fabiani: I wish to raise the case of the young son of a constituent. This wee lad’s medical condition has been deemed appropriate for cannabis-based treatment and he has been offered Epidiolex by his medical team. That was some four weeks ago but no treatment has yet commenced and no prospect of a start date has been given to the family. Meanwhile, the child’s condition continues to deteriorate....
Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many NHS prescriptons have been issued for patients to use medical cannabis since 1 November 2018.
Mike Penning: ...State for Health and Social Care, what discussions (a) he, (b) Ministers in his Department and (c) officials in his Department with NHS Trusts on implementing adequate measures to ensure access to medical cannabis for patients.
Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of patients that were denied access to medicinal cannabis by their (a) NHS trust, (b) GP and (c) neurologist.
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.
Mike Penning: ...for Health 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.
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.
Steve Brine: The Government acted swiftly to change the law to allow cannabis-based products to be prescribed for those patients who might benefit, with advice from the chief medical officer and the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. NHS England and the CMO have written to clinicians in England highlighting the interim clinical guidance available.
Andrea Leadsom: The hon. Lady will be aware that the decision was taken that cannabis oil can be used for medical purposes and it is not the Government’s policy to consider the broader deregulation of the use of cannabis.
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.
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...
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...
David Stewart: ...aged 15 to 44. Some members rightly attempted to look to the future of drug use—the issues on the horizon that we should be concerned about, such as new psychoactive substances and prescribed medication. If we want lessons about the way forward, we can look at America and the horrors of the opiate crisis. When I was over there recently, I read that 90 per cent of the people who inject...