Dr Ben Jansen is one of Australia’s leading prescribers and lecturers of Medicinal Cannabis and is a founder of Cannabis Doctors Australia and Burleigh Heads Cannabis.
Since 2005, Dr Jansen has worked as a Doctor of Medicine with three Medical College Fellowships. His primary background is in General Practice. A New Zealand native and Te Reo speaker Dr Jansen enjoys educating on the appropriate use of both Cannabidiol and Tetrahydrocannabinol, and has an interest in novel Cannabinoid therapies.
Cannabis Doctors Australia was one of the first Medicinal Cannabis clinics in Australia, and now has around 3000 patients and over 4500 approvals from the Australian Department of Health. With almost 2 years prescribing Medical Cannabis in Australia, Dr Jansen has some very interesting learnings and insights to share with the developing New Zealand industry.
Ben is a founder and Director at CDA Health; parent company for Cannabis Doctors Australia, Burleigh Heads Cannabis (licensed wholesaler), Healthy Not High, Cannabis Doctors Aotearoa (NZ), CanView.