MPs slam NHS as Jorja Emerson finally obtains private cannabis prescription

The all-party parliamentary group for medical cannabis has condemned the workings of the new cannabis medicine licensing regime after the family of Jorja Emerson finally got their hands on her prescription, having been forced to raise huge sums of money to secure it through a private hospital. Two-year-old Jorja suffers from a rare form of […]

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Jorja Emerson faces wait of ‘weeks or months’ for cannabis prescription because ‘no UK pharmacy holds a licence to sell it’

Robin Emerson has said that it will take “weeks or months” to get hold of the cannabis medicine prescribed to his two-year-old daughter Jorja because no UK pharmacy has a licence to sell it. As we reported yesterday, Jorja, who has more than 30 epileptic seizures a day, has become the first child in the […]

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Jorja Emerson’s parents: Access to medicinal cannabis remains unchanged

The parents of two-year old Jorja Emerson, who applying for her to be granted a licence for medicinal cannabis to treat epileptic seizures, have said that “nothing has changed” since the Home Office announced doctors would be permitted to prescribe ‘cannabis-derived’ medicine. In a post on Facebook, Jorja’s parents Robbie and Carly said: “Real change […]

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