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Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland

MEDICINAL CANNABIS PRODUCTS will be available on prescription in Northern Ireland and the UK from today.

Specialist doctors will only be able to prescribe such products in a limited number of circumstances where other medicines have failed.

There has been a high-profile campaign to relax regulations around cannabis-based products for medicinal use, with a number of families going public with their stories.

Medicinal cannabis oil was seized from the mother of a young Tyrone boy at Heathrow Airport in London as she returned from Canada in June.

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Source: Órla Ryan, The Journal, 2nd November 2018

Posted by drugs.ie on 11/02 at 01:47 PM in
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