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Request Reference: 8508 Request Date: 08 May 2019
Request: Hello, I''m writing under the Freedom of Information Act to request the following information: How many patients have been issued NHS prescriptions for cannabis-based medicines, excluding Sativex, since they were legalised in November 2018? Please provide exact numbers but if this is not possible, please tell me if it is 0, less than 5, less than 10, and so on. Please contact me via the details provided if you think there will be any issues in answering this query and I''ll be happy to amend my request accordingly. All the best,

Status: Complete
Response Date: 06 Jun 2019
Response: Please see attached response