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Specialist doctors can now prescribe medicinal cannabis for epilepsy


As of this morning (1 November), specialist doctors in the UK can now prescribe cannabis-based medicines to patients with  a limited number of conditions. This includes children with severe epilepsy syndromes.

Medicinal cannabis can now be prescribed by specialists for epilepsy


Specialist doctors in the UK will be able to prescribe cannabis-based medicines from 1 November, now a change in the law has been laid in Parliament.

Epilepsy Society welcomes Government decision to relax licensing of medicinal cannabis

A government decision to relax the licensing laws around cannabis-derived medicinal products has been welcome by Epilepsy Society.

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