BioTech New Zealand (BioTechNZ) is a purpose driven, membership-funded organisation. Our diverse range of members share a passion for the solutions that biotechnology offers for many of the world’s agricultural, environmental and health problems.
The New Zealand Government is expected to announce the establishment of a Medicinal Cannabis scheme.
It is an exciting time for New Zealand as we establish a new medicinal cannabis industry. The Government has committed to establishing a Medicinal Cannabis Scheme (the Scheme) to improve access to quality medicinal cannabis products through:
BioTechNZ has undertaken to hold an event that will bring together diverse groups interested in being part of the medicinal cannabis sector.
The objectives of the summit are to:
This event will play a significant role in the aggregation of knowledge, to ensure a solid foundation of scientific understanding of cannabis for the advancement of public policy, and the nation’s overall public health. New Zealand is keen for industry to understand the challenges and opportunities within this complex and dynamic ecosystem.
Disclaimer: BioTechNZ, supporters and its volunteers take no formal position on the current parliamentary debate around the safety and efficacy of medical cannabis.