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Edward Henry KC Discusses Medical Cannabis Law on Cross Examination Podcast


In the second episode of the Cross Examination Podcast, Tom Cross speaks with Edward Henry KC and Shannett Thompson about the law on medical cannabis.

In this episode, Tom, Edward and Shannett discuss the differences between the law, regulatory framework and NHS clinical practice. They also address the NHS’s widespread reluctance to prescribe cannabis-based medicinal products, despite documented cases of their efficacy in treating children with severe, treatment-resistant epilepsy.

Hannah Deacon, a mother and tireless campaigner for medical cannabis access discusses her instrumental role in recent legal changes and offers her insights into what the future may hold for families facing similar challenges.

Listen to the podcast here.

For more information on this and future episodes follow Cross Examination Podcast or @crossexaminepod on social media.


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