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The Glastonbury Plant Medicine Conference 2019

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Can cannabis transform medicine?

This event has now passed, you can watch all the talks from the event below

Saturday 14th September 2019

10-5pm Event Space, Red Brick Building, Glastonbury. Tickets £10 adv/£15 otd (concessions available, click contact us for more info)

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Clark French

CEO - United Patients Alliance

Clark is the Founder & Director of the UPA. Clark was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2010, and since then has led the fight for patients to legally access cannabis medicine in the UK. Clark founded the UPA with the aims of educating patients and providing an advocacy platform for legal access to cannabis in the United Kingdom.


Jem Ayres

Life Coach and Cancer Survivor

In October 2015 Jem was diagnosed with Advanced Melanoma, terminal cancer.
She used THC cannabis oil illegally for 8 months as treatment for her ‘terminal’ stage 4 cancer. 
3 months later every tumour had shrunk, another 3 months and all tumours had gone.


Matthew Fellows

Glastonbury Acupuncture


Matt is a fully occupied acupuncturist working out of Glastonbury. He will be opening our conference with a talk about cannabis from the perspective of Chinese medicine, 


Grassroots: The Cannabis Revolution

'GrassRoots: The Cannabis Revolution', explores the medicinal use of cannabis, the patients involved & the campaign to change UK law.


Medicinal Cannabis and it's impact on human health

In this myth shattering, information packed documentary, learn from physicians and leading researchers about medicinal cannabis and its demonstrated effects on human health.



Medical Marijuana is both illegal in the UK and sought after by many to ease their health conditions. In the face of misinformation and changes in attitudes, what benefits are there in it's use in a medical context?

The Glastonbury Plant Medicine Conference 2019: Content from the event

This year we began with one of the most versatile and effective plant medicines, cannabis. Many casual and recreational cannabis users can probably tell you a small number of conditions that cannabis can be used to treat, however, the shear breadth of its usefulness is staggering. Today we hope to share useful, actionable information on how best to judge whether cannabis is appropriate for you, but also to chart a course from information to action, to see the history behind medical cannabis use, and to see how the medical establishement can incorporate cannabis into its standard treatment models without diminishing it's effectiveness. To begin, we have Matthew Fellows of Glastonbury Acupuncture who will be talking about cannabis in traditional chinese medicine, it has been part of the Chinese pharmacy for thousands of years and we believe this is an important and interesting point from which to start.

Introduction and Matthew Fellows

Film 1: Medicinal cannabis and it's impact on human health

Jem Ayres

Clark French and Panel Discussion

Organisers and Contributors

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