Families left in cannabis catch 22 one year after medicinal use made legal in the UK | ITV News


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One year ago, a change in the law allowed doctors in the UK to prescribe medicinal cannabis.

Those eligible to receive the treatment range from children with severe epilepsy to those with sickness from chemotherapy to those with MS.

The law change should have meant the drug was available on the NHS – but families are still having to pay out of their own pocket to purchase it as the service won’t pay for it.

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