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Medicinal Cannabis and YOU London
September 19, 2019 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm£10
Medicinal Cannabis and YOU – Medicinal Cannabis was legalized in The UK – November 2018. Global Legal Cannabis Market is expected to grow to over US$20 billion by 2020. Medical Cannabis is here. It’s legal, it’s effective and it’s the future of medicine.
There is good clinical evidence that Medical Cannabis may be of benefit in Chronic Pain, Multiple Sclerosis, Nausea in Cancer Related Chemotherapy & Drug-Resistant Epilepsy.
Come along to find out and hear the latest information about eligibility and ease of access to patients, research, trends and so much more. Experts, Prescribers and Current Patients will present and will be available to take questions.
Speakers to include:
Dr. Julia Piper – General Practitioner and Director of Medical Choices UK.
Julia has been a GP for 34 years, working in functional medicine over the past 12 years. She is a member of the British Medical Association, the General Medical Council, the Medical Protection Society, the Royal College of General Practitioners, the British Medical Acupuncture Society, the Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Health, the British Association of Cosmetic Doctors, the Royal Society of Occupational Medicine, the British Ecological Society for Medicine, and A4M in the USA. She previously worked for BUPA over a period of 20 years, helping to set some of their national protocols, was a previous NHS GP in for practices scattered around the country, was a Council member of the Independent Doctors Federation, chairing their IT development committee and subsequently the Professional Development Committee, thereafter becoming a Trustee for the IDF Education Trust. www.privategp.com
Paul Mavor – Pharmacist
Paul is a registered UK pharmacist. His company Health House was granted the first medicinal cannabis import license in Australia and he is currently distributing medicinal cannabis products to eligible patients. Over the last 30 years, he has owned several retail pharmacies and worked both in Australia and the UK. In the last 4 years, he has focussed on researching medicinal cannabis and has been to conferences, grow and manufacturing facilities and spoken to patients and prescribers in Australia, USA, Canada, Israel, and South America. www.www.healthhouse.uk
Dr. Julie Moltke – General Practitioner
Julie qualified as a Doctor at Copenhagen University of Medicine and studied at Karolinska University, Stockholm and Pierre & Marie Curie University, Paris. She has a strong holistic approach and a passion for mental health. Driven by curiosity she found herself drawn towards understanding the science behind one of the major hot-topics of the decade: the world of cannabis. As the editor in chief of Dosage, she is on a mission to make science-backed knowledge about cannabis and general health available to a wider audience to help people live a healthy life. www.getthedose.com
Clark French – Patient Advocate
Clark is the Founder & Director of the United Patients Alliance the UK based Medical Cannabis Advocacy organization. Clark was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2010, and since then has led the fight for patients to legally access cannabis medicine in the UK. Clark founded the UPA with the aims of educating patients and providing an advocacy platform for legal access to cannabis in the United Kingdom. www.upalliance.org/team/seniorleadership/clark
Dr. Michael Platt – Pain Specialist
Michael is an anesthetics and pain medicine specialist based in London. He has been a consultant and honorary senior lecturer in pain medicine and anesthetics since 1991. He is a professional and highly effective senior consultant in pain medicine and anesthetics with over 23 years in senior clinical leadership and specialist roles. Managing the most complex and multiple needs of both surgical and pain patients. He recently became the medical director at Sapphire Medical Clinics a new tertiary referral clinic for medicinal cannabis.
Carly Barton – Patient Advocate
Carly is a UK medical cannabis patient who received the first legal prescription. Carly who is a former university lecturer lives with chronic pain. She was previously been prescribed — morphine and fentanyl — left her feeling “zombie”. www.upalliance.org/team/seniorleadership/carly
Jason Jordan – Patient Advocate
Jason was diagnosed with Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis 3 years ago. He was deteriorating fast and had reached the point of being unable to walk without aid. Short-term memory loss, balance issues, numbness, double-vision, insomnia, cognition impairment, anomic aphasia, peripheral & trigeminal neuralgia all became part of daily life because conventional medicines did very little to help. Medical Cannabis has changed his life.
Alex Brooks – Cannabis Economist
Alex is Canaccord Genuity Corp.’s cannabis analyst based out of the U.K. He is currently focussed on the emerging European cannabis & CBD industry. Alex is an experienced public capital markets professional, with a track record in energy & natural resources, and consistently delivering for my organizations, both buy & sell side, in developed & emerging markets. Extensive experience in IPOs and a wide range of industrial sectors from chemicals to oil services. Experience of managing research process from inception to marketing, to capital raise completion. Wide knowledge of the energy industry, especially in its interaction with capital markets. Strong team head in multiple roles and well regarded by institutional clients, corporates, colleagues, and sales. www.canaccordgenuity.com/wealth-management-uk