UK | MPs criticise NHS over failure to prescribe medical cannabis

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The all-party parliamentary group for medical marijuana condemned the workings of the current licensing regime. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

There is a “serious cultural block within the NHS around medical cannabis”, according to MPs.  The criticism comes after it emerged that the family of the first child to be prescribed medical cannabis after its legalisation must pay almost £10,000 a year to access the privately prescribed medicine as they follow a bureaucratic “assault course”.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/jan/07/mps-nhs-failure-to-prescribe-medical-cannabis  reposted by Cannabis News World . Original article by Mattha Busby.

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