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Cannabis

11 results found for: Cannabis

Wholesalers hold supplies of cannabis-based drugs after import change

Pharmacy wholesalers can now hold supplies of cannabis-based medicines for future use by patients.

NICE fast-tracks epilepsy recommendation

Doctors can prescribe Epidyolex with clobazam, a seizure-preventing cannabis-based treatment.

NPA: Home Office CBD guidance ‘hard to interpret’

The National Pharmacy Association has called for clear guidance on the sale of CBD products.

First cannabis-based medicines approved for reimbursement

Pharmacists in England are to be reimbursed for dispensing cannabis-based products for the first time.

European authorities approve cannabis-based medicine for epilepsy

European authorities have for the first time approved a cannabis-based medicine for use in severe childhood epilepsy.

NPA: Check status of CBD products or risk insurance cover

NPA members must ascertain the contents of any CBD products they intend to sell or risk losing their indemnity.

Cannabidiol ‘almost halves’ epilepsy seizures

The study reported that 10 and 20mg/kg cannabidiol reduced the frequency of convulsive seizures by 49 and 46 per cent respectively compared with baseline

Cannabis delays driving opioid use, MP claims

In a backbench debate in the House of Commons on Monday May 20, MPs shared stories of the effect prescribing restrictions were having on their constituents

Three NHS prescriptions for CBD, says Kennedy

Three prescriptions for cannabis products were dispensed in primary care in January and February of this year, pharmacy minister Seema Kennedy said

Conference call: ASHP updates on opioid crisis

Opioid over-prescribing, medical cannabis and digital health developments were some of the topics covered

Cannabis prescription changes kick in

The Government’s reclassification of cannabis-based products for medicinal use came into force on Thursday November 1, meaning specialist doctors may now prescribe them



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