MS Society – Approved but denied campaign

The MS Society has just launched a new campaign to make sure people with MS in England aren’t facing an unacceptable postcode lottery. Take action now to call on your local health service to provide Sativex for people with MS. 

Getting the treatment you need shouldn’t be a game of chance. But too often, this is the case for thousands of people living with MS who experience muscle spasms.  

Sativex, a cannabis-based spray, was approved to treat moderate to severe spasms when other treatments haven’t worked in England in 2019. Yet many people with MS are still unable to access it.

Sativex is only funded in 49 out of 106 of England’s local health bodies. This means that people with MS are facing an unacceptable postcode lottery.  Read on.