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Legalisation Of Medical Cannabis

EDM number 1832 in 2017-19, proposed by Mike Penning on 14/11/2018.

That this House recognises and welcomes the legalisation of medical cannabis with effect from 1 November 2018 but regrets the immense ongoing disappointment and suffering being caused to patients and their families, particularly those affected by severe childhood epilepsy, who continue to be prevented from accessing medical cannabis as a result of the combination of the NHS guidelines and recommendations from the Royal College of Physicians and the British Paediatric Neurology Association which are so restrictive that hardly any patients will be able to access it and are acting to deter clinicians from prescribing; and calls on the Government to use every possible means to ensure the urgent provision of new guidance and regulations that will allow access to medical cannabis for patients.

This motion has been signed by a total of 19 MPs.

Michael Penning14/11/2018Hemel HempsteadConservativeProposed
Jim Shannon15/11/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Ronnie Cowan19/11/2018InverclydeScottish National PartySeconded
Liz Saville Roberts19/11/2018Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
Jonathan Edwards19/11/2018Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Caroline Lucas19/11/2018Brighton, PavilionGreenSeconded
Paul Girvan20/11/2018South AntrimDUPSigned
Chris Stephens20/11/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Gavin Robinson20/11/2018Belfast EastDUPSigned
Edward Davey20/11/2018Kingston and SurbitonLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim Cunningham20/11/2018Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Mike Hill21/11/2018HartlepoolLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins21/11/2018Luton NorthLabourSigned
Ben Lake21/11/2018CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Robert Halfon22/11/2018HarlowConservativeSigned
Layla Moran26/11/2018Oxford West and AbingdonLiberal DemocratSigned
Ruth George26/11/2018High PeakLabourSigned
Tonia Antoniazzi29/11/2018GowerLabourSigned
Paul Flynn29/11/2018Newport WestLabourSigned

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