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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.

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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.

MCCS endorse 2nd International Congress on Clinical Trials on Cannabis
November 24, 2022

MCCS endorse 2nd International Congress on Clinical Trials on Cannabis

  The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society is proud to officially endorse the 2nd International Congress on Clinical Trials on Cannabis, taking place on 15 & 16 February 2023 in London.…

Society reaches membership high & embarks on UK event tour in 2022
April 29, 2022

Society reaches membership high & embarks on UK event tour in 2022

Just two and half years after launch, the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society today reports over 300 members as it prepares to launch a series of in-person events for 2022. Over…

Exploring the barriers to cannabis in children with intractable epilepsy
December 16, 2021

Exploring the barriers to cannabis in children with intractable epilepsy

Virtual roundtable - watch again On 13 December, international paediatric neurologists and medical cannabis experts came together for a panel discussion about the UK's prescribing crisis for children with intractable…

86% seizure reduction in children treated with whole plant medicinal cannabis
December 15, 2021

86% seizure reduction in children treated with whole plant medicinal cannabis

Epileptic seizure frequency fell by an average of 86% among 10 children treated with whole plant medicinal cannabis, reveals research by charity Drug Science and published in BMJ Paediatrics Open. …