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Chelsea Leyland


Deejay & activist

Chelsea is a recognised and established deejay in fashion and art, playing for Chanel, Vogue and the White House correspondents dinner. Chelsea suffers from a type of epilepsy called ‘Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy’, which she has been battling since her early teenage years. Chelsea has been treating her epilepsy with Cannabidiol, having weaned herself off pharmaceutical drugs. She has used her experience to become a leading advocate for the destigmatisation of epilepsy and medicinal cannabis. Chelsea is co-producing and featuring in the documentary: ‘Separating The Strains’ which explores medicinal cannabis, the world of epilepsy and other neurodegenerative diseases. Activism is a prominent part of Chelsea’s life, helping others access how medical cannabis can revolutionise health. She has spoken on panels; such as Cannabis Europa, The State of Cannabis, Cannabis Retreats, and was most recently a guest of honour at Latitude in Canada.

and CANNTalks, to tackle these initiatives, respectively