Medical Cannabis Q&A – Is it the new wonder drug of the future?

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Medical Cannabis – is it the new wonder drug of the future?

 A brief History of Cannabis use for Medicinal purposes:

Cannabis has been used as a medicine since ancient times. In modern history it was used extensively in pharmacy formulations and products in the early 19th century.

Today, Cannabis is now legal in a number of countries around the world and is being used as a medicine. With its recent resurgence many Scientific studies are being undertaken to determine the effectiveness in certain specific disease states.

Paul Mavor is a pharmacist who has been researching the potential of medicinal cannabis as a treatment for several years. Paul will discuss his journey from a cannabis sceptic several years ago to being a major advocate for the medical use of cannabis as a treatment option.

THE DISCUSSION:

Paul Mavor will discuss topics including

  • -Cannabis safety statistics compared to other drugs.
  • -Where cannabis sits on the addiction scale.
  • -THC levels of smoked versus oral.
  • -Indications for medicinal cannabis and the evidence base so far.
  • -Research into new medical uses.
  • -Dosage forms.
  • -What is happening in other countries.
  • -Access in Australia.

Come and join in the discussion and bring your questions!

 

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