Cannabis: Medical Treatments

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 27th June 2019.

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Photo of Andrew Griffiths Andrew Griffiths Conservative, Burton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many licences have been issued for the prescription of medicinal cannabis.

Photo of Seema Kennedy Seema Kennedy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The law stipulates that any doctor on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register can prescribe cannabis-based products for medicinal use. No licences are required to prescribe.

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