Cannabis: Medical Treatments

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 14th February 2019.

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Photo of Jo Platt Jo Platt Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

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.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

NHS England has set up systems to monitor the prescribing of cannabis-based products for medicinal use via the NHS Business Services Authority and NHS England Controlled Drugs Accountable Officers. We expect the first data to be available by the end of March 2019.

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