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Medicinal Cannabis Oil Prescriptions Will Be Available From 1st November

Doctors will be able to prescribe cannabis products to patients from 1 November, the Home Secretary has announced.Sajid Javid has decided to reschedule the products, relaxing the rules about the circumstances in which they can be given to patients, after considering expert advice from a specially commissioned review.The new rules apply to England, Wales and Scotland, and follow several high-profile cases, including that of young epilepsy sufferers Alfie Dingley and Billy Caldwell, whose conditions appeared to be helped by cannabis oil.Cannabis is currently a “schedule 1” drug, which means it cannot...


Published By: huffingtonpost - Thursday, 11 October, 2018