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.
Sky’s Lorna Shaddick reports.
SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos:
Follow us on Twitter: and
Like us on Facebook:
Follow us on Instagram:
For more content go to and download our apps: