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Sam Ashton (she/her)

Chief Executive Officer


Sam Ashton is the Chief Executive Officer at Cannabis Clinic Cardiff (CCC).

She is a passionate advocate for medicinal cannabis and a co-founder of Cannabis Clinic Cardiff.  Having personally experienced the benefits of medicinal cannabis, she has dedicated her life to providing patients with safe and reliable access to this important medicine.

Sam's journey with medicinal cannabis began when she was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease.  Despite trying a range of conventional treatments and having surgery to remove part of her bowel, she found that medicinal cannabis was the only thing that provided her with significant relief.  


Determined to help others in a similar position, Sam along with her husband, Dr. Dave and Dr. Matt, founded Cannabis Clinic Cardiff to provide patients with access to high-quality Cannabis-Based Medicinal Products (CBMPs) and expert advice.


Sam graduated in 2000 with BA (Hons) in Tourism Management, focusing her dissertation on Global Drug Tourism. She worked in hospitality and tourism for many years, gaining valuable experience in customer service and management. She brings this expertise to Cannabis Clinic Cardiff, ensuring that patients receive the highest level of care and attention.

As an advocate for medicinal cannabis, Sam is a frequent speaker at industry events and conferences, sharing her experiences and insights with others in the field.  She is committed to raising awareness of the potential benefits of medicinal cannabis and promoting greater access to this important medicine.

Overall, Sam Ashton is a leading figure in the UK cannabis industry and a true champion for patient rights.  Her work at Cannabis Clinic Cardiff has helped countless patients to manage their conditions and improve their quality of life, and she continues to be a driving force behind efforts to improve access to medicinal cannabis for all who need it.


She can be contacted via Cannabis Clinic Cardiff, through the Contact Us page.





























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Dr Dave Howells Consultant Psychiatrist Cannabis Clinic Cardiff CCC

MBBCh, PgDip, MSc, MRCPsych

Consultant Psychiatrist

Specialist in the 

Mental Health of Older People

Dr Matt Hoskins Consultant Psychiatrist Cannabis Clinic Cardiff CCC

MBBCh, MSc, MRCPsych

Consultant Psychiatrist

Specialist in Adult Mental Health and Traumatic Stress

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