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