Children Requiring Medical Cannabis Left Out in the Cold in Brexit Britain

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Although in general, the UK medical cannabis market is expected to flourish outside the EU, children with severe cases of treatment-resistant epilepsy could be in danger due to the introduction of strict import regulations on their medication. The Times reports that the families of more than 40 children in need of medical cannabis from the Netherlands are seething following changes to the prescription process as of 1 January. The new post-Brexit rules mean that “British prescriptions are no longer recognised in the European Union.” This is particularly worrying for a number of patients living with treatment-resistant epilepsy, as the Times writes, according to the Dutch laws, medications derived from cannabis cannot be exported without such prescriptions. Continue reading Children Requiring Medical Cannabis Left Out in the Cold in Brexit Britain at Canex.

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