Carly Barton pays private specialist £2,500 to become first UK patient to be prescribed cannabis in ‘strategic move to test the system’

Carly Barton, Deputy Director at United Patients Alliance, is thought to have become the first UK patient to be prescribed cannabis – but she has had to pay a private specialist £2,500 for just three months’ worth. She described it as a “strategic” move to test and expose the system. She hopes that an NHS […]

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Jumping through the hoops: how to apply for medicinal cannabis

In his latest vlog, friend of UKCSC Ian Frizell has provided a detailed explanation of the the process of applying for a prescription of medicinal cannabis, a new possibility in the UK after the government announced that some cannabis-derived medicine would be redefined and moved into Schedule 2 so that doctors could prescribe it for […]

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United Patients Alliance Debunk Home Office Cannabis Petition Response

The government have now given an initial response to the Petition calling on them to Legalise the Production, Sale and Use of Cannabis: Which you can read here  (Oh and whilst you have it open – SIGN IT!) May I Retort? By Jonathan Leibling Political Director, United Patients Alliance. This is a tired response from our Government filled […]

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