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John’s story: medical cannabis & Progressive Mylopathy


John Ellis lives with Progressive Mylopathy of uncertain cause. In almost constant pain, John also experiences fatigue and exhaustion as part of his condition.

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Sue Evans

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. “CBD treatment makes a huge difference to the quality of my life, keeping a positive attitude does too.”

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Hilary’s story: Managing chemotherapy side-effects with medical cannabis treatments


Since September 2019, Hilary, who is living with cancer of the breast and liver, has been taking medical cannabis to manage the side effects of chemotherapy, including sickness, fatigue and low mood. “Medical cannabis is allowing me to live a good life after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.”

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Alfie’s story: Life-changing treatment for severe epilepsy


In 2018, Alfie Dingley made history when he became the first person in the UK to receive a medical cannabis prescription on the NHS following a hard-fought campaign by Hannah Deacon, Alfie’s mum and Executive Director of the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society.

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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…

Could you help educate the UK’s medical cannabis doctors? We’re seeking an Information & Library Studies Research Student (Masters)
July 23, 2020

Could you help educate the UK’s medical cannabis doctors? We’re seeking an Information & Library Studies Research Student (Masters)

The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society is a physician and expert-led nonprofit society dedicated to the education of clinicians on the topic of medical cannabis and therapeutic cannabinoids dedicated to supporting…