10 JUL 2016

Dr Dan speaks out in support of prescribing cannabis for medical purposes

Dr. Dan has written in support of allowing cannabis to be prescribed where deemed medically appropriate by a doctor. A recent poll revealed that many MPs were also in support.

Dr Dan says that allowing the prescription of cannabis for medical purposes is more about ensuring the provision of better care and support for those living with chronic pain, long term degenerative conditions and, in some cases, people being cared for at the end of their life.

Many other European countries, not to mention several American states, already recognise the medicinal use of cannabis, via prescription, and Dr. Dan supports similar action here in the UK.

See the full article here: http://tinyurl.com/zf4z8xk

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Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Freight (19 Mar 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans are in place to ensure the timely delivery of the Felixstowe-to-Nuneaton freight rail link.

NHS Wholly Owned Subsidiary Companies — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (6 Mar 2018)
Daniel Poulter: The Minister is slightly at odds about the point being made. The point is not how it is open to the trust to procure the best clinical services but how, later, through a company, staff might be re-employed on a lower salary. Clearly, trusts already have flexibility through “Agenda for Change” to start people on a higher pay point, but I wondered more generally whether my hon....