Results 101–120 of 400 for medical cannabis

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (20 Nov 2018)

Tonia Antoniazzi: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to increase the (a) knowledge and (b) awareness among GPs of the benefits of medicinal cannabis.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (15 Nov 2018)

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of NHS and medical professional body guidelines on the prescription of medicinal cannabis in ensuring the eligibility for prescription of patients for whom that treatment might be advantageous.

Written Answers — Home Office: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (15 Nov 2018)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether his Department remains the ministerial lead for the medicinal use of cannabis-based products.

Written Answers — Home Office: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (12 Nov 2018)

Norman Lamb: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will publish the advice used to inform his Department on the requirements that (a) the decision to prescribe medicinal cannabis products must be made by a specialist doctor and (b) medicinal cannabis products may only be prescribed when the patient has an unmet special clinical need that cannot be met by other treatments.

Government Vision on Prevention - Statement (6 Nov 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...for the future of the NHS. If I may, I will now address two separate issues that I know are of interest across the House today: the treatment of those with learning difficulties and autism, and the medical use of cannabis. Since becoming Health and Social Care Secretary, I have been shocked by some of the care received by those with autism and learning difficulties. Where people deserve...

Synthetic Cannabinoids: Reclassification — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (6 Nov 2018)

Carolyn Harris: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth. I, too, congratulate the hon. Member for Mansfield (Ben Bradley) on securing this debate. Cannabis substitutes, or synthetic cannabinoids, have developed at a staggering rate over recent years, with more than 100 chemical variants, largely imported from the far east. The biggest concern is that many are far more potent and toxic...

Universal Credit: Prevention of Ill Health: Government Vision (5 Nov 2018)

Stuart McDonald: ...healthcare costs by £326 million. If the Secretary of State is serious about prevention, will he support minimum pricing? Finally, I welcome the moves in respect of the prescription of medicinal cannabis, but too few are benefiting. My constituent Caroline was given months to live after being diagnosed with a brain tumour. Those treating her link her ongoing good standard of living with...

Cannabis: Medicinal Uses - Question (1 Nov 2018)

Baroness Thornton: My Lords, it is to be welcomed that the Government have today issued guidance on the use and access of cannabis for medical use. Having spoken to several GPs about this matter in the last day or so, to a person they are experiencing an increase in the number of patients requesting access to cannabis medicine in their surgeries for pain management. Some of those requests will probably...

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill - Committee (30 Oct 2018)

Lord Hain: .... Thanks to the amazing work of Charlotte Caldwell, literally arguing for the life of her son Billy, who suffers from life-threatening epilepsy, the Home Office was forced to move on the use of medical cannabis, which is absolutely essential for his and other sufferers’ treatment. The use of medical cannabis is now permitted in Northern Ireland. Did that interfere with the devolution...

Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill: Extension of period for Executive formation (24 Oct 2018)

Mike Penning: I do not understand why Hart has not been done. There was huge courage within the Northern Ireland Health Department when we got medical cannabis for constituents in Northern Ireland when we were getting Billies and Alfies over here. People had the will and they needed the confidence. Is my hon. Friend sure that this legislation will give them the confidence, because clearly they are...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (24 Oct 2018)

Vicky Foxcroft: ...of State for Health and Social Care, whether all patients with health conditions previously determined by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency to benefit from the use of cannabis will automatically qualify for prescriptions for medicinal cannabis.

Written Answers — Home Office: Cannabis: Prescriptions (24 Oct 2018)

Nick Hurd: From 1 November, certain cannabis-based products for medicinal use, that meet conditions related to the quality of their manufacture and supply routes, can be prescribed by doctors on the specialist register of the General Medical Council (GMC). GPs will not be able to prescribe cannabis-based medicinal products for their patients. There is no requirement for specialist doctors to notify the...

Drugs Policy — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] (23 Oct 2018)

Jim Shannon: .... He will be well aware that we approach this topic from different angles, but I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute. I am deeply concerned about Canada’s recent decision to legalise cannabis—undoubtedly the driver behind today’s debate—and its potential impact in the UK. That said, my concern lies with the legalisation of cannabis for recreational use, rather than...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Prescriptions (23 Oct 2018)

Steve Brine: NHS England expects that cannabis-based products for medicinal use should only be prescribed for indications where there is clear evidence of benefit, and in patients where there is a clinical need which cannot be met by a licensed medicine and, where established treatment options have been exhausted. The decision to prescribe these unlicensed medicines must be made by a specialist doctor...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Pancreatic Cancer: Cannabis (15 Oct 2018)

Darren Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made an assessment of the (a) safety and (b) effectiveness of the use medical cannabis oil in the palliative care of pancreatic cancer patients who have a history of strokes.

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Rescheduling of cannabis-based products for medicinal use (11 Oct 2018)

Sajid Javid: Today, the Government is laying the Misuse of Drugs (Amendments) (Cannabis and Licence Fees) (England, Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2018 (“the 2018 Regulations”) in the House. These regulations reschedule cannabis-based products for medicinal use and will come into force on 1 November 2018. On 19 June, I announced a two-part review to look at the scheduling of cannabis-related...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (9 Oct 2018)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on the potential effect of legalising cannabis-oil medicines on the availability of cannabis as a gateway drug for social use.

Written Answers — Home Office: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (9 Oct 2018)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of whether there is a correlation between the unrestricted sale of natural cannabis oil in health stores and the number of thefts on the high street; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Home Office: Cannabis: Medical Treatments (10 Sep 2018)

Norman Lamb: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many licence applications for medicinal cannabis have been received by the expert panel; and what the status is of those applications.


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