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Low take-up of medicinal cannabis

Despite the rescheduling of medicinal cannabis, very few prescriptions have been issued, according to an MPs’ report.

One of the many reasons for this is because of the gaps in the evidence base. This report recommends that the government and pharmaceutical industry need to get on with clinical trials. It also calls for a greater sense of urgency about exploring its potential in the treatment of intractable childhood epilepsy.