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Help reduce financial barriers to Medical Cannabis Access

To help raise awareness of the financial barriers that patients face when they come to access medical cannabis, we completed the 550km distance from London to Holland with help from industry teams. We are raising funds to help patients access the medicine they need. Read the full coverage here

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Raising awareness and funds for Medical Cannabis patients this #MCAW2020

1st November 2020 marks two years since the rescheduling of cannabis-based products for medicinal use. Despite access improving for patients, the Sapphire Medical Foundation is committed to reducing the financial barrier of access to medical cannabis. Prior to the change in the law on 1st November 2018, access to life changing medical cannabis for some

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We are delighted to announce the first Medical Cannabis patient has been selected and Sapphire Medical Foundation will fund treatment for one year

Today, and 2 years following the rescheduling of cannabis-based medicinal products in the UK, Sapphire Medical Foundation announced its first patient has successfully proceeded through the grant making processes and has seen a clinical specialist who has confirmed eligibility for treatment with cannabis-based medicines. As a result, Sapphire Medical Foundation will fund the treatment for

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Baroness Molly Meacher appointed as Chair of Trustees

Sapphire Medical Foundation have today announced the appointment of Baroness Molly Meacher as Chair of Trustees. As a Crossbench life peer and former Health Trust Chair, Baroness Meacher has dedicated her career to improving health and social care. She comments, “I am delighted to be the Chair of Trustee of the Sapphire Medical Foundation. I know that medical

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Fundraising Success

Simon Erridge, Foundation trustee, took on a 22km trail run through the undulating hills of the South Downs National Park raising £300 for Sapphire Medical Foundation this February. Simon was part of the team that successfully raised £2,000 for Sapphire Medical Foundation at the Royal Parks Half marathon last October. Simon explained his reasons for

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Ski raises almost £1,500

On 1st March – Dr Mikael Sodergren completed his first ever cross country skiing race – having never attempted cross-country skiing before this year. Vasaloppet, however, isn’t just any ski race, it is the worlds biggest ski race! Mikael completed the 90km ski across central Sweden raising £1,451 for The Sapphire Medical Foundation. Sapphire Medical

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