This Week In Weed – 24 March 2019

Not enough cannabis prescriptions for NHS England to publish Figures on NHS England prescriptions for medical cannabis are unlikely to be published by the end of March 2019, despite ministerial assurances that they would, The Pharmaceutical Journal has been told. On 10 January 2019, pharmacy minister Steve Brine said in a parliamentary written question that […]

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Jersey leaves UK mainland trailing as GPs are permitted to prescribe medical cannabis from February 2019

Jersey is often portrayed as a culturally backwards throwback to the 1950s but it has left mainland UK behind when it comes to legalising cannabis medicine after politicians there voted that GPs should be allowed to prescribe it. Islanders have been able to receive a free prescription for a cannabis-based painkiller since January but only […]

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Jersey debates proposal to legalise use of medicinal cannabis

The States of Jersey are debating proposals to legalise the use of medicinal cannabis today. Islanders have been able to receive a free prescription for a cannabis-based painkiller since January but it can only be issued by hospital staff. Last year, then-Health Minister Andrew Green announced he would be working on legislation that would legalise […]

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