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Epilepsy: Cannabis

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 43850, tabled on 6 May 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of Government financial support for (a) vulnerable children with intractable epilepsy who are reliant on privately-paid for medical cannabis and (b) other patients using private prescriptions to access medical cannabis during the covid-19 outbreak; if he will make a statement.

Answered on

15 May 2020

No assessment has been made.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care