MedCan’s Matt Hughes and Hannah Deacon along with Professor Mike Barnes were interviewed by the This Morning Show, discussing barriers to accessing medical cannabis on the NHS.
Dr Raphael Mechoulam: the chemist responsible for isolating Tetrahydrocannabinol addressed attendees in the keynote speech at the International Cannabis Business Conference in Berlin to explain his cannabis research which unleashed the secrets of the cannabis plant.
Best known for his discovery of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), one of the 113 known cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. Mechoulam jumpstarted the medical revolution which has transformed the debate around cannabis and the lives of so many people.
Professor Mike Barnes will be holding a webinar with MED CAN on prescription – Parents/Carers support group talking about the endocannabinoid system, 18th Aug 7pm.
Professor Barnes MD FRCP is a leading clinical neurologist and consultant in rehabilitation medicine. He is the Honorary Professor of Neurological Rehabilitation at the University of Newcastle, Founder and President of the World Federation of Neurological Rehabilitation and past President of the British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine and was elected to the membership of the European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine. He has also served as the chief executive of several NHS organisations and is considered to be a leading world authority in neurological rehabilitation.
As the first UK doctor to successfully negotiate a prescription for medical cannabis from the government (in the case of Alfie Dingley), Professor Barnes is recognised as a powerful and influential voice in medical cannabis policy in Europe.
Mike also the Clinical Director of the Medical Cannabis Clinics, London.