Medicinal cannabis products can now be legally prescribed to some patients across the UK for the first time.

The treatments can be prescribed only by specialist doctors in a limited number of circumstances where other medicines have failed.

The decision to relax the rules on the treatments followed an outcry over two boys with severe epilepsy being denied access to cannabis oil.

But one charity fears access to it will be "much more limited" than expected.


Among those who stand to benefit will be children with rare, severe forms of epilepsy.
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Although it is good news, I still think it is difficult for the average person to get access due the government stating you must have an 'unmet need' from drugs currently availalbe on the market.

I suppose it is a start though!