Cannabis: Prescriptions

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 9th September 2019.

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Photo of Ronnie Cowan Ronnie Cowan Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Infrastructure)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will produce a cross-government plan for the issuing of medicinal cannabis under prescription by the end of 2019.

Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The Department will continue to work closely with other Departments to implement the Government’s policy on access to cannabis-based products for medicinal use; to work with researchers, the industry and others to improve the evidence base for these products; to ensure product availability; and to provide clinicians with guidance on prescribing these products where clinically appropriate.

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