Written question- Home Office [27/03/2023]

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department plans to extend Target Pharmacy’s licence for Bedrocan products. (170649)

Tabled on: 21 March 2023

Chris Philp:

The Home Office Drug and Firearms Licensing Unit (DFLU) considers applications for premises and company specific controlled drug licences.

All applications are considered individually and on their merits, after undertaking a physical site visit- if one is needed- and reviewing the evidence submitted to support an application. A prospective licensee may need to demonstrate that product(s) meet the criteria to be considered medicines, and that there is an evidenced need for them. DFLU cannot comment on individual licence applications that may have been made to it.

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is the independent regulator for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy premises in Great Britain.

The answer was submitted on 27 Mar 2023 at 17:28.