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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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Society publishes updated guidelines: Recommendations and Guidance on Medical Cannabis under Prescription 2020
March 6, 2020

Society publishes updated guidelines: Recommendations and Guidance on Medical Cannabis under Prescription 2020

  The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society has today re-issued a newly updated version of Recommendations and Guidance on Medical Cannabis under Prescription. Our guidelines set out the facts about medical…

First Society & Drug Science roadshow hits Birmingham
March 2, 2020

First Society & Drug Science roadshow hits Birmingham

The first MCCS and Drug Science roadshow took place in Birmingham on 27 February 2020. Dr Leon Barron, Dr Elie Okirie, David Badcock (Drug Science) Hannah Deacon hosted the event…

MCCS & Drug Science announce UK-wide roadshows for 2020
January 30, 2020

MCCS & Drug Science announce UK-wide roadshows for 2020

The Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society and Drug Science are on tour from February 2020, bringing medical cannabis education and practical guidance to audiences across the UK. Clinicians, medical students, scientists,…

A new roadmap for UK doctors to become medical cannabis prescribers
January 23, 2020

A new roadmap for UK doctors to become medical cannabis prescribers

For the first time in the UK, the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society has today published an independent step-by-step guide to becoming a medical cannabis prescriber. Available at www.ukmccs.org/prescribing, the Society’s…