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BRISBANE - Medical Cannabis for Health Professionals 2.0


                                    
Medicinal cannabis was legalised in Australia in November 2016. The global legal cannabis market is expected to grow to over US$20 billion by 2020. There is good clinical evidence that it may be of benefit in Chronic Pain, MS, Nausea in Cancer Related Chemotherapy and Drug Resistant Epilepsy.
Come and learn about the latest trends and scientific research in this exciting new field from a range of experts.

Medicinal cannabis was legalised in Australia in November 2016. The global legal cannabis market is expected to grow to over US$20 billion by 2020.

There is good clinical evidence that it may be of benefit in chronic pain, MS, nausea in cancer related chemotherapy and drug resistant epilepsy.

Come and learn about the latest trends and scientific research in this exciting new field from a range of experts.

Book tickets to the Brisbane seminar on Wednesday 13 March here: www.trybooking.com/344819

You can check out the event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/392428311199778/

It will be an amazing night with some fantastic speakers including:

PRESENTERS INCLUDE

Paul Mavor - Health House International
Paul is a pharmacist who has been researching the potential of medicinal cannabis as a treatment for several years. His company was granted the first medicinal cannabis import license in Australia and he is currently distributing medicinal cannabis products to eligible patients. Paul brings a wealth of knowledge from his hands-on research in the U.S., Canada and Israel. www.healthhouse.com.au 


Brian White - Chief Research Scientist at Botanical Technologies
A biologist and cannabis researcher, Brian will talk about cannabis genetics and research.

Dr John Teh - Dr Teh's Tumeric
An avid Organic Farmer and permerculture expert natural health enhancement has always been a top personal priority for Dr Teh.  Coming from a surgical family Dr Teh has also settled within the surgical fields as assistant surgeon to many surgical specialities.  Working within the Surgical industry for the past 15years Dr Teh aimed to produce a product that could work as preventative health measure with the aim of clients becoming proactive in their and their families health. “It’s about Full Health” Dr Teh www.drteh.com

Lanai Carter - Patient Advocate
Lanai is a dedicated mum who puts in incredible effort to advance the cause of medical cannabis in Australia. Lanai’s son, Lindsay Carter is Australia’s first federally approved schedule 9 botanical medical cannabis patient. Lanai is a very active advocate for medical cannabis in Australia and one of the founders of the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board.


Doctor Teresa Towpik - General Practitioner
Polish born doctor Teresa currently practices in Katoomba. As a GP for more than 30 years, Dr Towpik has prescribed thousands of drugs for patients, many of them opioids which can have severe side effects. Her research into cannabis has led her to believe it could be a much better form of pain relief. She is a cancer survivor and passionate about using medical cannabis as a treatment option. www.medihuanna.com

Cameron Scadding - Source Certain
An expert in supply chain integrity and ensuring that consumers get what is both promised and from the source claimed. www.sourcecertain.com

Rhys Cohen – Senior Project Officer at The Lambert Initiative (Sydney University)
Rhys acts as a key interface between the Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics and government, regulators, industry and consumers.He responsible for leading a variety of projects within the Lambert Initiative to do with drug policy; the scheduling and rescheduling of cannabis products; NSW Health and TGA/ODC licensing; industry engagement; consumer outreach; and education. He is also responsible for the development of public policy positions for the Lambert Initiative relating to issues such as patient access. www.sydney.edu.au/lambert/

Seminar may qualify for Continuing Education (CE/CPD) points.

Location

Uni of Qld - Pharmacy Pace Auditorium
20 Cornwall Street, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102

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