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About The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society


The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society gives clinicians the opportunity to share practical knowledge, develop transparent and independent guidance and lead the conversation as doctors in the sector.

As more and more doctors begin to prescribe medical cannabis for their patients, the Society provides a confidential, independent network for clinicians to share experiences in patient consultation, prescribing, accessing products and treatments, research and evidence.

Members of the Society have access to further information including prescribing guidelines, a secure online support network and discounts to training and events.

The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society is a community interest company: Medcan Clinicians Society CIC (company #12000732).

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MCCS Committee

Our expert committee


Our expert committee is made up of clinicians with international and UK experience in prescribing treatments, education and research into medical cannabis.

Chair, Prof. Mike Barnes and Vice-Chair Dr. Dani Gordon, along with the committee members provide mentoring and guidance for clinicians new to the sector.

Executive Director Hannah Deacon is the Society’s coordinator and Patient Advocate.

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Our patient committee


The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society Patient Committee is made up of medical cannabis patients and patient advocates from across the UK.

The patient committee members take the lead on our work with independent patient groups from across the sector and ensures that patient voices are heard.

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Our Supporters

Our supporters


Our work is made possible by independent educational grant funding from licensed producers and sector organisations.

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A media friendly Society 


We are committed to raising awareness and promoting understanding of medical cannabis with a range of audiences. The Society welcomes the opportunity to provide expert commentary and opinion on all aspects of medical cannabis.

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News, case studies, clinician profiles and patient stories from the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society.

Patient stories

Patient stories

Hear from patients benefiting from medical cannabis treatments in the UK.

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Key reasons to join the MCCS, a supportive network of clinicians growing by the day. Exclusive prescribing information, product details and peer support.

Live, online training for Doctors with the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society
January 14, 2021

Live, online training for Doctors with the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society

Exclusively for members of The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society, every two months doctors and medical students have the opportunity to attend a half-day, live and interactive Zoom training session with…

We’re supporting Medical Cannabis Awareness Week 2020
October 14, 2020

We’re supporting Medical Cannabis Awareness Week 2020

During Medical Cannabis Awareness Week 2020, 1 - 8 November, we are supporting PLEA's call for patients, doctors, colleagues from across the sector, friends and supporters to fight for fair…

John’s story: medical cannabis & Progressive Mylopathy
October 7, 2020

John’s story: medical cannabis & Progressive Mylopathy

John Ellis lives with Progressive Mylopathy of uncertain cause. Here, he tells his story. A decade of declining health In early 2002 whilst working as a broadband technician, I began to…

Sue’s story: Alleviating chronic pain from secondary bone metastases cancer
October 7, 2020

Sue’s story: Alleviating chronic pain from secondary bone metastases cancer

Sue Evans from York uses medical cannabis treatment to alleviate chronic pain caused by cancer.  Here, she tells her story. In December 2015 I was diagnosed with breast cancer in…