Doctors can prescribe Epidyolex with clobazam, a seizure-preventing cannabis-based treatment.
The National Pharmacy Association has called for clear guidance on the sale of CBD products.
Pharmacists in England are to be reimbursed for dispensing cannabis-based products for the first time.
European authorities have for the first time approved a cannabis-based medicine for use in severe childhood epilepsy.
NPA members must ascertain the contents of any CBD products they intend to sell or risk losing their indemnity.
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
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 prescriptions for cannabis products were dispensed in primary care in January and February of this year, pharmacy minister Seema Kennedy said
Opioid over-prescribing, medical cannabis and digital health developments were some of the topics covered
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