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Medical cannabis is now in the UK, but nobody can get a prescription

The UK has recently made it possible for medical cannabis to be prescribed to patients for medical reasons, but it is not easy for anyone to get a prescription. Indeed, many are finding the process extremely difficult and frustrating.

This is due to the fact that GPs are not being given the guidelines they require to prescribe medical cannabis, and the government restrictions on who can be provided with a prescription.

1. The current laws regarding medical cannabis in the UK

as the government wants to make sure that the medicine is used safely, and only by those who qualify for it.

In order to qualify for a prescription, the patient must have a condition that is not treatable with other medicines, and the patient must apply to a specialist doctor and obtain approval. The doctor then has to obtain approval from the Home Office, before the prescription can be given.

2. Challenges to obtaining a medical cannabis prescription

Despite the UK’s decision to legalise medical cannabis, it remains incredibly difficult to obtain a prescription. This is due to a variety of factors, but the two main challenges are the lack of research surrounding medical cannabis and the strict regulations put in place by the NHS.

First, there is a significant lack of research surrounding medical cannabis and its effects. This means that it is difficult for doctors to make an informed decision about whether or not to prescribe it.

Additionally, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has put in place strict regulations that require doctors to consult with a specialist before they can prescribe medical cannabis. These regulations make it difficult for patients to get the medicine they need, as there is a shortage of specialists with the necessary knowledge and experience.

3. How the medical cannabis industry is changing in the UK

The medical cannabis industry in the UK has undergone some significant changes in recent years.

Since then, the industry has grown rapidly. The UK now has a large number of licensed medical cannabis producers, as well as an increasing number of doctors who are prescribing it to treat certain conditions. The number of prescriptions for medical cannabis is also on the rise.

As the industry continues to grow, the UK government is looking to introduce more regulations to ensure that the quality of the cannabis being used is of a high standard. Furthermore, they are also looking to make it easier for patients to access medical cannabis.

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