25 Oct 2019

A year after legalisation, medicinal cannabis still not accessible on NHS

Almost a year after the Home Secretary decided to legalise medicinal cannabis, it’s still all-but-impossible to access on the NHS. The health watchdog has ruled that there either isn’t enough clinical trial data to support it or it’s not cost-effective to provide free of charge. We have been talking to the families who are desperate for treatment they say could transform their loved ones’ lives, but are left struggling to pay the cost.