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Exploring the barriers to cannabis in children with intractable epilepsy

December 16, 2021

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

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. …

International experts join forces to support NHS paediatric doctors to prescribe 

December 6, 2021

As part of our work to support the prescribing of medical cannabis for children living with treatment-resistant epilepsy, the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society has developed an expert panel to provide multi-disciplinary guidance…

Society & Drug Science call for UK paediatricians to recognise the value of medical cannabis for childhood epilepsy – response to latest BPNA guidance

December 3, 2021

    The BPNA recently produced new guidance on the prescription of cannabis medicines for children with epilepsy. However, the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society (UKMCCS) and Drug Science fundamentally disagree…

Update guidance for 2021 – The Clinician’s Guide to CBD

October 19, 2021

The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society's Guide to CBD has been newly updated for 2021. The expanded guidance supports doctors and clinicians who wish to understand how CBD works, what a…

BPNA’s rules deny safe treatment for children with epilepsy – an open letter to the Secretary of State for Health

October 4, 2021

Below is the text of an open letter which has been sent from the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society to The Secretary of State for Health, Sajid Javid. Members of The…

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