She’s believed to be the first person to receive a prescription for cannabis in the UK. Now Carly Barton has described her relief that she can take the drug without fear of repercussions.
Carly suffers constant pain after a stroke in her 20s. She was prescribed the cannabis medicine by the only kind of doctor who can do so – a specialist consultant – but it does come at a hefty cost.
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