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The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society has a range of experts available for media interviews and commentary on medical cannabis treatment, access, education and patient experience.

We are the experts when it comes to medical cannabis. Our executive committee are experienced media spokespeople, each bringing different expertise depending on your requirements.

Through our membership, we can also call upon clinicians of all backgrounds, experience and expertise.

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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. …

International experts join forces to support NHS paediatric doctors to prescribe 
December 6, 2021

International experts join forces to support NHS paediatric doctors to prescribe 

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

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

    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…