Healthcare Professionals Forum - 11 February

09:30
  • Setting the scene – how medicinal cannabis is being used to heal illness?
  • Advocating for equity in access to medicinal cannabis for patients
Bonni Goldstein Medical Director, Canna Centers Wellness & Education
10:40
  • Cannabis as a medicine
  • Endogenous cannabinoid system
  • Safety data
  • Treating patients in the New Zealand setting
  • Global overview

Dr Mark Hotu Clinical Director, Green Doctors Medicinal Cannabis Clinic
11:10
  • Effectiveness, safety and appropriateness considerations
  • Drug interactions and pharmacogenetics relevant to cannabis with their implications
  • Dosing of CBD and THC
  • Contraindications and adverse effects
  • Presentation of  several case studies of New Zealand patients receiving medical cannabis and their clinical responses

Elizabeth Plant Chief Medical Officer, Eqalis
11:40
  • Discussing the approach to prescribing for different medical conditions
  • Present several case studies of actual New Zealand patients who have received medical cannabis

13:10
  • Medications currently used for chronic pain 
  • The commonly held belief that most medications are backed by evidence while medical cannabis is not
  • The actual evidence for currently recommended medications for chronic pain and where medical cannabis stands
Lionel Marks de Chabris MD Chief Medical Officer, ZYUS Life Sciences
14:40
Katy Thomas TV Presenter. Editor. Mother And Overnight Influencer
15:20

Martin Lee, Director, Project CBD

10:40
Andrea Eng Manager of Regulatory Practice & Analysis, Medicinal Cannabis Agency, Ministry of Health
10:40
Ali Seyfoddin Associate Professor of Drug Delivery and Biological Engineering Deputy Head of School, School of Science, Auckland University of Technology
10:40
  • Nutrients
  • Grow media
  • Bio pesticides
10:40

What are considerations for the sector?

10:40

What are considerations for the sector?

Richard Keene Principal, KMSL
13:10
Andrea Eng Manager of Regulatory Practice & Analysis, Medicinal Cannabis Agency, Ministry of Health
13:10
Ali Seyfoddin Associate Professor of Drug Delivery and Biological Engineering Deputy Head of School, School of Science, Auckland University of Technology
13:10
  • Nutrients
  • Grow media
  • Bio pesticides
13:10

What are considerations for the sector?

13:10

What are considerations for the sector?

Richard Keene Principal, KMSL