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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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Doctors pledge to become medical cannabis prescribers at MCCS conference
November 14, 2019

Doctors pledge to become medical cannabis prescribers at MCCS conference

This week (Wednesday 13 November) we proudly bought together leading Medical Cannabis experts and healthcare professionals to our conference, ‘Medical Cannabis in Practice: Prescribing, practicalities and the patient experience’. During…

Hilary Latham – my cancer journey with medical cannabis
November 6, 2019

Hilary Latham – my cancer journey with medical cannabis

Hilary Latham from York uses medical cannabis treatment as part of her cancer treatment. Here, she tells her story. In September 2009 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. One mastectomy…

Hannah Deacon – fighting for access to medical cannabis 
November 6, 2019

Hannah Deacon – fighting for access to medical cannabis 

Hannah Deacon, Executive Director, whose son, Alfie Dingley was the first patient in the UK to receive a permanent cannabis licence, tells her story. When Alfie was born, he spent…

New Speakers Announced: Prescribing, Practicalities & The Patient Experience
September 12, 2019

New Speakers Announced: Prescribing, Practicalities & The Patient Experience

Join the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society at this exciting conference for clinicians interested in becoming prescribers and for sector professionals and others interested in the growth of access and the…