The event is organized by Cannativa — Associação de Estudos sobre Canábis — a non-profit association for the study of Cannabis composed by a multidisciplinary team that aims to contribute with reliable scientific information for a sensible cannabis regulation in Portugal.
It is the 1st Conference on Medicinal Cannabis in Portugal directed both to health professionals and patients. The event has already confirmed Ethan Russo, Cristina Sanchez and Janosch Kratz as main speakers and will confirm other renowned national and international speakers and participants within the near future.
Medicinal Cannabis was approved in Portugal in June 2018 and patients will be able to have a medical prescription to access cannabis for therapeutic purposes. The 1st Portuguese Conference on Medicinal Cannabis will be an excellent opportunity for the general public and health practitioners to learn with some of the most renowned physicians and researchers in the field.