Perspectives on Cannabis

Perspectives on Cannabis
February 24, 2004, 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Liverpool, England.

A conference covering the legal, ethical, medical, public health and social aspects of cannabis today. Organized by HIT, a drug education and harm reduction organization, with the assistance of John Moores University, Centre for Public Health. Speakers include:

  • Harry Shapiro
    Smoke and mirrors: A brief history of cannabis
  • Professor Les Iversen
    How does cannabis work and how safe is it?
  • Professor Howard Parker
    The normalisation of cannabis use in the UK: Managing the risks and benefits
  • Professor Cindy Fazey
    Can you hear the grass growing? Cannabis and the repatriation of drug policy
  • Dr Philip Robson
    Therapeutic potential of cannabis and its derivatives
  • Tiggey May
    Cannabis smokers, cultivators and the police: Has anything changed?
  • Professor Mark Bellis
    Public health perspectives on cannabis: Striking the right balance
  • Andrew Bennett
    Protecting and promoting the health of cannabis users
  • Chief Constable Andy Hayman
    The policing of cannabis post reclassification

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