With the new Covid Protection Framework coming into force this week, we can share more details about MedCan 2022.
MedCan Summit is committed to the safety of all attendees. As part of the Covid Protection Framework, everyone who attends MedCan 2022 in person will be required to be fully vaccinated. Attendees will be required to present their Vaccine Pass as proof of vaccination. If you aren’t vaccinated we look forward to welcoming you online to attend the event virtually.
If Auckland is in the Orange or Green level of the Covid Protection Framework at the time of the MedCan 2022, the Summit will be delivered in person at the Cordis Hotel (with no physical distancing measures) and available online via live stream and on demand for 30 days.
If Auckland is in the Red level around the time of MedCan 2022, the Summit will take place as a virtual event online.
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MedCan Cannabis Conversation
Accessing medicinal cannabis products for patients can be a challenge for doctors and pharmacists.
The transition period for medicinal cannabis products that have not been verified as meeting the minimum quality standard ended on 30 September. In the latest MedCan Cannabis Conversation, Pharmacist James Yu outlines how this has changed the way GPs and Pharmacists can access medicines for their patients.
Medicinal Cannabis News
Here are some of the latest developments from across the medicinal cannabis industry:
- Helius’ workforce is growing with the appointment of Marten Vos as the Director of R&D and Angela Freiden as the Director of Innovation & Productivity.
- The Government has allocated $760,000 of funding to a joint research programme with Greenlab to speed up the establishment of a Medicinal Cannabis industry in New Zealand. This podcast with Greenlab founders Dr Rupinder Brar and Dr Parmjit Randhawa explains how the unique research could position New Zealand as the market leader in herbal medicine as the pharmaceutical industry is running out of options for healthcare. Learn more about Greenlab at MedCan 2022.
- Good news for animal lovers. New Zealand-based firm Hale Animal Health has successfully completed its first trial of a CBD on healthy dogs. If you are interested in veterinary applications of medicinal cannabis make sure you attend the veterinary medicinal cannabis session with Jacob Morrion on day two of MedCan 2022.
- Happy Birthday to Professor Raphael Mechoulam, MedCan 2021 keynote speaker and Godfather of medicinal cannabis who recently celebrated his 90th birthday.