UK | This why cannabis is going to be made legal on the NHS on November 1


Billy Caldwell, who has a rare form of epilepsy, with his mother Charlotte in Belfast city centre shortly after they flew home to Northern Ireland. The Department of Health in Northern Ireland has issued an emergency licence to allow the 12-year-old to be treated with medicinal cannabis. (4)Doctors will be able to prescribe cannabis products to patients for conditions including epilepsy from November 1 after a change in the law. Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced earlier this month that specialist doctors in England, Wales and Scotland, will be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis on a case-by-case basis. The landmark reform came after two heartbreaking and high profile cases of medicinal cannabis helping children suffering from severe epilepsy – and how their mothers fought for them to take it in the UK.


Source: reposted by Cannabis News World . Original article by Zoe Drewett


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