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Cannabis: Medical Treatments

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 6th March 2020.

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Photo of Colum Eastwood Colum Eastwood Social Democratic and Labour Party, Foyle

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has had recent discussions with his counterpart in the Northern Ireland Executive on the provision of medicinal cannabis in Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement.

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

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has not had any recent discussions with the Northern Ireland Executive on the provision of medicinal cannabis in Northern Ireland.

Policy on the availability of medicines, including medicinal cannabis, funded by the Health and Social Care Board in Northern Ireland is a devolved matter for the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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