Medicinal Cannabis in Clinical Practice

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Grand Mercure Wellington

345 The Terrace

Wellington, Wellington 6001

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Medicinal Cannabis in Clinical Practice

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This educational event is only for doctors. There are limited spaces available.

Facilitated by Danial Schecter, Director of Global Medical Services at Canopy Growth Corporation and Dr Graham Gulbransen (FRNZCGP, FAChAM), this presentation describes the historical use of cannabis and the current status of regulation around the world, pharmacotherapeutic properties of medicinal cannabis, the levels of evidence currently known regarding medicinal cannabis use, the safety and toxicity profile and the regulatory framework in New Zealand for prescribing medicinal cannabis.

Learning Outcomes

1. Define the pharmacotherapeutic properties of medicinal cannabis.

2. Be aware of the current evidence for medicinal cannabis as therapeutic option.

3. Identify populations for whom medicinal cannabis might be beneficial or contraindicated.

4. Explain the steps required to prescribe medicinal cannabis and identify additional information sources.

Agenda:

5:00pm - Registration and Canapes

5.30pm - Dinner

6.00pm - Dr Danial Schecter - Medicinal Cannabis in Clinical Practice (elderly) & Learnings from Canada

7:30pm - Q & A

8:30pm - Dessert, Tea and Coffee

9:00pm - Dr Graham Gulbransen - Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis in New Zealand and Patient Case Study

9:30pm - Meeting close

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Grand Mercure Wellington

345 The Terrace

Wellington, Wellington 6001

New Zealand

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