The Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) (England, Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2020
Title: The Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) (England, Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2020
Amends/Commences: Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (c.38) and The Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001
Comes into force: 26th of May 2020
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom
This amendment adds Epidyolex, a cannabis-based medicine, to Schedule 5 of the 2001 Regulations due to its unique medical properties in the treatment of rare forms of epilepsy. This amendment applies from the 24th of June 2020.
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