Medical Cannabis under Prescription APPG

First Registered: 18/07/2018 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To help secure appropriate access to medical cannabis on the NHS in its various forms including full plant extract containing both CBD and THC in formulations produced to a consistent high quality pharmaceutical grade and manufactured to GMP standard.

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Recent Documents related to Medical Cannabis under Prescription

1. Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society and APPG on Medical Cannabis under Prescription - written evidence
26/03/2019 - Inquiry: Drugs policy: medicinal cannabis - Health and Social Care Committee
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Found: Written evidence - Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society and APPG on Medical Cannabis under PrescriptionDMC0088 Written

2. Prescribed Medicinal Cannabis
09/01/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: House recognises the benefits of prescribed medical cannabis for people suffering with chronic pain, epilepsy

3. The Beckley Foundation - written evidence
12/03/2019 - Inquiry: Drugs policy: medicinal cannabis - Health and Social Care Committee
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Found: clinical research with psychoactive drugs including cannabis and the psychedelics. With the Institute of Psychiatry

4. Beckley Canopy Therapeutics - written evidence
12/03/2019 - Inquiry: Drugs policy: medicinal cannabis - Health and Social Care Committee
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Found: biopharmaceutical company designed to research and develop cannabis-based medicinal products (CBMPs). Headquartered

5. All-Party Parliamentary Group on Medical Cannabis under Prescription - written evidence
12/03/2019 - Inquiry: Drugs policy: medicinal cannabis - Health and Social Care Committee
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Found: All-Party Parliamentary Group on Medical Cannabis under Prescription DMC0050  Written Evidence from The

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Medical Cannabis under Prescription

1. Medical Cannabis under Prescription
20/05/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: in the law that allows access to medical cannabis under prescription, but notes that only a handful of - Speech Link
2: in the law that allows access to medical cannabis under prescription, but notes that only a handful of - Speech Link

2. Access to Medical Cannabis
08/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: he will make a statement on the return of medical cannabis that was seized from Emma Appleby at Southend - Speech Link
2: seeking to alleviate their symptoms with medicinal cannabis. We are working hard to get the right approach - Speech Link
3: around the country who need help from medical- prescribed cannabis, and I thank the Secretary of State - Speech Link

3. Cannabis: Medicinal Use
04/03/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: system to ensure that patients can access medicinal cannabis where appropriate. Clinical guidance has been - Speech Link
2: about four people have received a prescription for medical cannabis since it became legal on 1 November - Speech Link
3: the Chief Medical Officer stated last summer that there is conclusive evidence that cannabis-based products - Speech Link

4. Medicinal Cannabis
06/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: action they plan to take to improve access to cannabis for medicinal purposes for (1) patients, and (2) - Speech Link
2: is no legal impediment to prescribing medicinal cannabis where clinically appropriate, and the Government - Speech Link
3: 2018 consultants have been able to prescribe medical cannabis as an unlicensed medicine, as the Minister - Speech Link

5. Cannabis: Medicinal Use
16/07/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: Secretary announced a two-part review into the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. Part 1, which is now complete - Speech Link
2: have so far applied for licences for medicinal cannabis; that the cost to hospital trusts of a licence - Speech Link
3: ACMD will report to the Government on whether cannabis should be rescheduled. Of course, Dame Sally Davies - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Medical Cannabis under Prescription
1. Cannabis: Medical Treatments
asked by: Crispin Blunt
02/06/2020
... what assessment she has made of the limit of detection that is the appropriate level of sensitivity to accurately determine through laboratory analysis that there are no controlled cannabinoids present in a CBD product and that the product contains CBD in its pure form.

2. Cannabis: Medical Treatments
asked by: Crispin Blunt
02/06/2020
... what her Department's definition is of the term administration.

3. Cannabis: Medical Treatments
asked by: Ronnie Cowan
04/02/2020
... what discussions officials of his Department has had with officials of the Home Office to ensure there are no undue delays in granting import licences for cannabis-based products for medicinal use; and if he will make a statement.

4. Cannabis: Medical Treatments
asked by: Ronnie Cowan
04/02/2020
... and (c) officials of his Department have attended with representatives of patient groups on the import of cannabis-based products for medicinal use since 1 January 2018.

5. Cannabis: Medical Treatments
asked by: Ronnie Cowan
04/02/2020
... whether his Department has plans to update that guidance.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Ronnie Cowan Portrait
Ronnie Cowan
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Inverclyde
Joined: 18th July 2018
Baroness Meacher Portrait
Baroness Meacher
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 24th February 2020
Stephanie Peacock Portrait
Stephanie Peacock
Vice Chair
Labour - Barnsley East
Joined: 24th February 2020
5 APPG Memberships
Belgium , Ceramics , Industrial Heritage , Luxembourg , Oracy
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

None

Public Enquiry Point:

Peter Carroll, End Our Pain Campaign, Suite 5 The Hop Exchange, 24 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TY. Tel: 07866 800 755

Email: campaign@endourpain.org

Secretariat:

End Our Pain acts as the group's secretariat. https://endourpain.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
End Our Pain
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/01/2020 To : 27/01/2021
Value
£10,501
Date
27 Jun 2018
Source
End Our Pain
Description
Secretariat   From : 27/06/2018 To : 26/06/2019
Value
£10,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Medical Cannabis under Prescription APPG

Former APPG Officers
Mike Penning Portrait
Mike Penning
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Hemel Hempstead
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 27th January 2021
Dan Poulter Portrait
Dan Poulter
Vice Chair
Conservative - Central Suffolk and North Ipswich
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 23rd October 2019
Lord Field of Birkenhead Portrait
Lord Field of Birkenhead
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 23rd October 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Walmsley Portrait
Baroness Walmsley
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 23rd October 2019