Cannabis: Medical Treatments

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 18th June 2019.

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Photo of Tonia Antoniazzi Tonia Antoniazzi Labour, Gower

What progress the Government has made on making medical cannabis available to people who need it.

Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

The Government acted swiftly to change the law and those patients for whom it is clinically appropriate can be prescribed medicinal cannabis. It is a clinical decision whether to prescribe, and prescriptions of medicinal cannabis are available, and being issued where it is judged clinically appropriate for the patient.

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