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Home Secretary announces review of medicinal cannabis

But government rejects claim from William Hague saying it is pointless to ask police to tackle its use.

Six-year-old Alfie Dingley, his sister Annie, parents Drew Dingley and Hannah Deacon and actor Sir Patrick Stewart (left) delivering a petition to Downing Street. Photo: Stephan Rousseau/PA Wire

Six-year-old Alfie Dingley, his sister Annie, parents Drew Dingley and Hannah Deacon and actor Sir Patrick Stewart (left) delivering a petition to Downing Street. Photo: Stephan Rousseau/PA Wire

Date - 20th June 2018
By - Ian Weinfass and Press Association
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Home Secretary Sajid Javid has announced a review of the medicinal use of cannabis which could lead to patients in the UK being prescribed drugs derived from the banned plant. Mr Javid announced the move in a statement to the House of Commons in...
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