Watchdog declines to back NHS cannabis treatment for epilepsy

Campaigners dismayed as Nice decides there is not enough evidence to prove it helpsMedical cannabis cannot be approved for use on children with severe epilepsy on the NHS because there is not enough evidence to prove it helps, a watchdog has...

Watchdog declines to back NHS cannabis treatment for epilepsy

Campaigners dismayed as Nice decides there is not enough evidence to prove it helps

Medical cannabis cannot be approved for use on children with severe epilepsy on the NHS because there is not enough evidence to prove it helps, a watchdog has ruled.

The decision by the National Institute for Healthcare Excellence (Nice) dismayed campaigners and parents who say their children will suffer as a result.

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