Matt Lawson
Barrister

Matt was Called to the Bar in 1995. Prior to being Called, and for a period afterwards, he worked in The City for Kleinwort Benson, an Investment Bank. Following successful completion of the Bar Vocational Course and thereafter Pupillage he gained a Tenancy at Chambers in London, from where he has practiced ever since.

Matt Lawson
Medicinal Cannabis “Specials“ Expert

At The Canna Consultants our expertise, knowledge and experience means that we can assist with all aspects of acquiring and maintaining your “Specials” licence.

Matt Lawson
The Canna Consultants

The Canna Consultants is a business facilitation consultancy dedicated to the service of the Cannabinoid industry, formed following the identification of an absolute need for those within the industry to have easy and simplified access to the necessary range of professionals, each with years of regulatory, scientific and trade experience behind them to provide the best advice and assistance to further your business.

Matt Lawson
Barrister

Matt was Called to the Bar in 1995. Prior to being Called, and for a period afterwards, he worked in The City for Kleinwort Benson, an Investment Bank. Following successful completion of the Bar Vocational Course and thereafter Pupillage he gained a Tenancy at Chambers in London, from where he has practiced ever since.

Matt Lawson
Medicinal Cannabis “Specials“ Expert

At The Canna Consultants our expertise, knowledge and experience means that we can assist with all aspects of acquiring and maintaining your “Specials” licence.

Matt Lawson
The Canna Consultants

The Canna Consultants is a business facilitation consultancy dedicated to the service of the Cannabinoid industry, formed following the identification of an absolute need for those within the industry to have easy and simplified access to the necessary range of professionals, each with years of regulatory, scientific and trade experience behind them to provide the best advice and assistance to further your business.

MEDICINAL CANNABIS "SPECIALS"

CANNABIS CULTIVATION

ABOUT MATT LAWSON BARRISTER

CANNABIS INDUSTRY EXPERT

THE CANNA CONSULTANTS
CO-FOUNDER

The Canna Consultants is a business facilitation consultancy dedicated to the service of the Cannabinoid industry, formed following the identification of an absolute need for those within the industry to have easy and simplified access to the necessary range of professionals, each with years of regulatory, scientific and trade experience behind them to provide the best advice and assistance to further your business.

This need is made all the more necessary given the wholly uncertain, ill-defined and confusing position created by the interpretation (and mis-interpretation), of the Novel Food Regulations and the MHRA position.

The founders of The Canna Consultants have a wealth of business and legal experience – both practical, through 24 years as a Regulatory Barrister, and academic, as a University Law Lecturer. Coupled with this they have direct experience in the “green rush”, including the traceability of Cannabinoid products via seed to shelf product placement and E.U retail sales of Cannabinoid products (both internal within the E.U. and from out to in).

The benefits of this combination of skills and experience to clients of The Canna Consultants cannot be emphasised too strongly.

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MATT LAWSON
MEDICINAL CANNABIS "SPECIALS"

In the UK a “Special” is an unlicensed medicine prescribed to meet the individual clinical need of a patient when a suitable licensed medicine is not available. “Specials” account for approximately 1% of all prescriptions in the UK, but account for more than 75,000 different formulations.

Special prescriptions are dealt with in exactly the same way as any other prescription, except that the pharmacist dispensing the drug will have to take steps to fulfil the prescription in a different way. This can be either by formulating it themselves or, as most often happens, by contacting a pharmaceutical Specials manufacturer to make up the prescription.

If you wish to be authorised as a Specials Manufacturers then you will need to be licensed, regulated and inspected by the Medicines and Health Regulatory Authority (MHRA) and must also comply with the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) adopted by the EU Commission.

At The Canna Consultants our expertise, knowledge and experience means that we can assist with all aspects of acquiring and maintaining your “Specials” licence.

OVER 40 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

MATT LAWSON
BARRISTER

Matt was Called to the Bar in 1995. Prior to being Called, and for a period afterwards, he worked in The City for Kleinwort Benson, an Investment Bank. Following successful completion of the Bar Vocational Course and thereafter Pupillage he gained a Tenancy at Chambers in London, from where he has practiced ever since.

Initially his practice encompassed all Common Law areas but, in common with the rest of the Bar, over time the areas in which he practiced have diminished as his focus on specialist areas has increased. Therefore, for the vast majority of his time at the Bar his practice has centered on the area of “Regulatory Law” encompassing a number of professional fields, with some associated spin-off practice in linked areas.

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COMPANY INFORMATION
MAST CONSULTING LTD
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THE CANNA CONSULTANTS
COMPANY INFORMATION
MAST CONSULTING LTD
Company Number: 12191810
ico. Reg. Number: ZA547887
VAT Reg. Number: 334 8110 23
COMPANY ADDRESS
COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

20 Old Bailey
London, EC4M 7AN
ENGLAND

US OFFICE

280 Madison Avenue
9th Floor – Room 912
New York, NY 10016
US

SOCIAL MEDIA

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Copyright © 2019 MAST CONSULTING LTD.