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Epilepsy: Cannabis

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 15th May 2020.

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Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning Conservative, Hemel Hempstead

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of Government financial support for (a) vulnerable children with intractable epilepsy who are reliant on privately-paid for medical cannabis and (b) other patients using private prescriptions to access medical cannabis during the covid-19 outbreak; if he will make a statement.

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

No assessment has been made.

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