SNP MP says public pharma company could better provide medicinal cannabis after government green light
SNP MP Ronnie Cowan has argued that a publicly owned pharmaceutical company could deliver newly available cannabis-based medicines to NHS patients
AFTER a green light from the Home Office for NHS experts to use cannabis-based medicines to treat patients, an SNP MP and long-time drug reform campaigner has expressed concern about the role of pharmaceutical giants in providing the new drugs.
Pharma for the 'common good'? Calls to end corporate monopoly as figures reveal rising NHS prescriptions bill
New NHS figures reveal average prescription cost has risen nearly 15 per cent in five years
SOCIAL JUSTICE campaigners have called for a shift away from the ‘profit-driven model’ of the pharmaceutical industry as new figures reveal NHS Scotland is facing increasing strain on its budget from prescription costs.
‘Holding patients' lives to ransom’: Scottish cancer patients call for government intervention as big pharma prices NHS out
Petition calls on Scottish Government to use special license to usurp corporate monopoly on cancer drug
THE JUST Treatment campaign has gained over 5000 signatures on a petition asking the Scottish Government to use a Crown use licence to allow NHS access to pertuzumab, a breast cancer treatment.