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Bristol Medical Cannabis Conference

Dr Salim Razak

Thursday, 28 November 2019 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

Bristol Medical Cannabis Conference

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Bringing together leading figures in cannabis prescribing, mental health, epilepsy and chronic pain, the conference will explore the role of medical cannabis in the treatment of a range of medical conditions, good medical practice and obstacles to prescribing.


Confirmed speakers include

•Professor Mike Barnes, Consultant Neurologist and Medical Cannabis Specialist

•Dr Rohit Shankar, MBE, Consultant Developmental Neuropsychiatrist and Epilepsy specialist

•Hannah Deacon, mother and patient advocacy specialist, involved in the first legal prescription of medical cannabis

•Dr David McDowell, Consultant Pain Specialist, lead at Britains first medical cannabis clinic



•Medical Cannabis, a potted history

•Alfies story - The legal status of Cannabis changed to allow Alfie Dingly to be prescribed Cannabis for epilepsy. His mother tells the story of their journey.

•Cannabis and epilepsy, the evidence for and against

•Cannabis in the treatment of chronic pain

•Cannabis and mental health - panacea or next gen snake oil?

•Legal status of cannabis, a UK and global perspective (UK legal status, examples of different models across the world e.g. USA, Canada etc)

•Cannabis prescribing clinics – the challenges (governance, logistics etc)

Do you have questions about Bristol Medical Cannabis Conference? Contact Dr Salim Razak

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When & Where

Holiday Inn
Filton Road
BS16 1QX Winterbourne
United Kingdom

Thursday, 28 November 2019 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

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Dr Salim Razak

Dr Salim is a Consultant Psychiatrist working in Bristol. He has a range of interests in mental health, including the potential of medical cannabis.

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