BBC UK Report – Families protest over NHS medical cannabis rules

BBC UK Report – Families protest over NHS medical cannabis rules

The BBC writes The families of severely epileptic children have held a protest criticising the NHS for failing to prescribe medical cannabis. The law changed in 2018, allowing doctors to legally prescribe cannabis for some serious conditions. Although private doctors are issuing prescriptions costing up to £3,500 a month, families say they were promised the drug would be available on the NHS. The government said it was working hard “to get these drugs available”. About 20 families travelled to Westminster to protest, calling for a judicial review of NHS rules and National Institute of Healthcare and Excellence (NICE) guidelines. Two…

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