Cannabis and Cannabinoids

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Dear Veterinary Medicines Directorate,

Please can I have all emails, documents and call records involving yourselves and the Home Office in regards to cannabis and cannabinoids, specifically from 2016 onwards.

Yours faithfully,

Mr C. P. Jones

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Andrew Saunders, Veterinary Medicines Directorate

Dear Cefyn,

Thank you for your email below dated 25 August 2020.

We are dealing with it under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

As required by the legislation, we aim to answer your request within 20 working days following the date we received it.

If for any reason we are unable to meet this deadline we will keep you fully informed of the reasons for this.

Please could you confirm you have received this e-mail and if you have any queries please contact me quoting ATI0673.

Kind regards

Andy Saunders
Freedom of Information Officer

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Andrew Saunders, Veterinary Medicines Directorate

Dear Cefyn,

 

Thank you for your e-mail of 25 August 2020.

 

We are dealing with it under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

 

Your request

 

Please can I have all emails, documents and call records involving
yourselves and the Home Office in regards to cannabis and cannabinoids,
specifically from 2016 onwards.

 

Our Reply

 

We have no record of any documents or call records involving the VMD and
the Home Office in regards to cannabis and cannabinoids. We have already
provided you with a record of all emails between the VMD and the Home
Office in regards to cannabis and cannabinoids from 2015 onwards in our
reply to ATI0664.

 

Information releasable to the public

 

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