Cannabis: Medical Treatments

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 5th November 2019.

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Photo of Crispin Blunt Crispin Blunt Conservative, Reigate

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many notifications the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency received from pharmacies and specials importers on importation orders for unlicensed cannabis-based products for medicinal use in the past 12 months.

Photo of Crispin Blunt Crispin Blunt Conservative, Reigate

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency has assessed the (a) safety and (b) quality of unlicensed cannabis-based products for medicinal use.

Photo of Crispin Blunt Crispin Blunt Conservative, Reigate

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether there are circumstances under which Specialist Importers of cannabis-based products for medicinal use are permitted to import that product in bulk.

Photo of Crispin Blunt Crispin Blunt Conservative, Reigate

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether there are circumstances under which Specialist Importers may import cannabis-based active pharmaceutical ingredients for use in manufacturing of cannabis-based products for medicinal use in the UK.

Photo of Nadine Dorries Nadine Dorries The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Dissolution.

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