Sapphire Medical Foundation has announced its first patient has secured medicine funding for one year.
A campaigner has urged the UK government to improve access to medical cannabis prescriptions as restrictive guidance from NICE and the BPNA has meant that no new NHS prescriptions have been written for the last two years.
Patients needing cannabis-based medicines should no longer face long delays in accessing their prescriptions, says the government.
Medical Cannabis Network speaks with Baroness Molly Meacher to discuss her support for access to medical cannabis and her campaigning on what is an increasingly contentious issue in the UK.
The group is chaired by former Health Minster and Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing and Queens Nursing Institute, Ann Keen RN, who is launching the nurses arm to begin working towards helping patients access medical cannabis and towards care in the regulated medical cannabis framework in the UK.