Hilary Black

2016 Cannabis Conference


Hilary is a currently the Director of Patient and Community Services for Bedrocan, a licensed producer in Canada. She provides her expertise on patient care, education, outreach, advocacy and physician education initiatives. She continues to be committed to breaking down the barriers to access for all Canadian patients. Hilary pioneered the first medical cannabis dispensary in Canada, British Columbia Compassion Club Society (BCCCS), in 1997, she has been dedicated to serving patients for over 19 years. In addition to providing medical cannabis therapies, the BCCCS offers subsidized natural healthcare services in its Wellness Centre, dramatically improving the health, and quality of life, of thousands of critically and chronically ill Canadians. She has extensive experience working with: patients, medical cannabis producers, healthcare professionals, legal authorities, researchers and government. Hilary is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Award, acknowledging her for making a significant contribution to Canadian society for her work with medical cannabis.