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Request Reference: 8782 Request Date: 20 Sep 2019
Request: As of November 1st 2018, the Home Office has given permission for patients to be prescribed medicinal cannabis by specialist doctors. I would like to know how many prescriptions for unlicensed cannabis-based medicines have been issued for medical use on the NHS between then and September 1st 2019. I would also like to know how many prescriptions have been issued during this period for Sativex, Epidiolex, Dronabinol and Nabilone.

Status: Complete
Response Date: 16 Oct 2019
Response: Please see attached response.