Written question – Cannabis [15/11/2018]

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether his Department remains the ministerial lead for the medicinal use of cannabis-based products. (188186)

Tabled on: 05 November 2018

Mr Nick Hurd:

The Home Office leads the Government’s policy and legislation on the misuse of drugs, including on the scheduling of substances controlled under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and associated legislation. The Department of Health and Social Care has responsibility for the safe management and use of medicines in healthcare.

The answer was submitted on 15 Nov 2018 at 17:58.