International Medical
Cannabis Conference
Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ukraine, Kyiv,
Velyka Zhytomyrska Str., 33
31.05.2019
INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CANNABIS CONFERENCE

This is the first event of such a scale in Ukraine that organically combines scientific research, public policy, finances, medicine, technological innovation, agriculture, and entrepreneurship. We will mainly focus on the healing qualities of cannabis and will demonstrate all those broad opportunities that will open for Ukraine in the event of permission to introduce international experience in domestic medicine.

CONFERENCE

During the conference, the following current problems will be discussed:

  • treatment of post-traumatic syndrome;
  • treatment of epilepsy;
  • use of cannabis in the treatment of cancer;
  • use of cannabis in the treatment of AIDS patients;
  • other problems related to the medical use of cannabis.
SPEAKERS

Yanina Sokolova

Yanina Sokolova

Michael Kravitz

Michael Kravitz

Executive Director at Veterans For Medical Cannabis Access, Head of the Working Group on the Preparation of the WHO report, USA.

Kenzi Riboulet-Zemouli

Kenzi Riboulet-Zemouli

Head of Research department at FAAAT (For Alternative Approaches to Addiction, Think & do tank), France.

Simon Anderfuhren-Biget

Simon Anderfuhren-Biget

Doctor in political science, an independent researcher associated to the Department of Sociology at Geneva University. Starting from 2014, he focused on cannabis policy reforms, research and analysis of cannabis policies, regulatory practices, discourse on reforms and networks of stakeholders in Switzerland and world practice. As well he collaborates with the Federal Commission for Addiction Issues (EKSF), the international NGO FAAAT and the Romand Group for the Study of Addictions (Groupement Romand d’Etudes des Addictions, GREA), which is organized by Swiss cannabis activists.

Jindřich Vobořil

Jindřich Vobořil

The former Head of the Czech Government Council For Drug Policy Coordination, the author of the Czech law on medical cannabis, currently running for the European Parliament. Former Deputy Director of the INCB (International Narcotics Control Board).

Ilya Reznik

Ilya Reznik

Doctor, specialist in general and forensic psychiatry, psychopharmacology and neuropsychiatry. Currently, he coordinates the activity of Israel National Forum/Association for Medical Cannabis Research & Treatment and serves as a professional advisor (and permanent participant and observer) to Israeli Parliament (Knesset) Committee for Drugs and Alcohol Control and to Parliamentary Public Lobby for Medicinal Cannabis. Member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Cannabinoid Medicine (IACM).

Lumír Ondřej Hanuš

Lumír Ondřej Hanuš

Czech analytical chemist and a leading expert in cannabis research. In 1992, along with William Anthony Devane he identified and described for the first time the structure of anandamide, an endogenous cannabinoid neurotransmitter.

Günter Weiglein

Günter Weiglein

German activist, a member of the movement for the access of medical patients to the treatment by medical cannabis. One of the first patients in Germany who achieved the right to use medical cannabis as an anesthetic under the supervision of his doctor.

Emanuel Kotzian

Emanuel Kotzian

Emanuel Kotzian devoted himself to educational activities on the influence of cannabis and lobbied the renormalization of a plant. In 2000, he founded the largest German magazine "Hanf Journal", also he is a CEO of the company "Agentur Sowjet GmbH." With more than 1 million fans, followers and readers on multiple channels, Agentur Sowjet is one of the leading marketing companies on the European hemp market. Network of his companies and affiliates extends from the Canary Islands to Ukraine, and in addition to the German Hanf Journal, it includes publications in such languages as Polish (Spliff), Czech (Konoptikum), French (RBH23) and Ukrainian (Konopliana Pravda).

Mykola Perch

Mykola Perch

PhD, USA. He was invited by the United States Navy and the University of Washington (WSU) to take part in practical scientific work on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) at the ROLE 3 NATO Forces, Kandahar, Afghanistan. For two years in Afghanistan, he assisted in the treatment of more than 1,700 traumatic injuries of varying severity, and co-authored the research on the impact of medical cannabis on emotional disorders, including PTSD.

Carlos Alberto Leiva Signes

Carlos Alberto Leiva Signes

Secretary of the Unión de Pacientes por la Regulación del Cannabis (Union of Patients for the Regulation of Cannabis) in Barcelona. Cannabis Therapies patient for 15 years. Carlos has suffered all kinds of injuries and conditions, from breaks in the tibia and fibula, clavicle and wrists, to herniated discs, prostatitis, tinnitus and colon cancer. Today at 60, he only "medicates" with Cannabis Therapies, based on high concentrations of CBD.

preliminary list of speakers
UAMC

UAMC is a public organization that strives for the outreach of progressive, global trends in healthcare in Ukraine. Today, doctors in many countries pay attention to the beneficial properties of plants, which, in a more traditional society, have quite dubious reputation. First of all, this entails cannabis, the benefits of which in the treatment of cancer, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and other serious diseases have repeatedly been confirmed in clinical and laboratory findings.

100% Life

All-Ukrainian Network of PLWH is created and works for HIV-positive people, as well as patients with TB, Hepatitis and representatives of key affected populations. Our every action and decision are aimed to overcoming of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Ukraine. The Network works with patients and for patients. We represent the interests of PLWH in 25 regions of Ukraine and are struggling to ensure that 100% of patients with HIV have 100% access to treatment.

VIDEO REPORT FROM THE CONFERENCE OF 2018

CHARITABLE DONATION

We are a non-profit organization, therefore, we exist solely thanks to the charitable donations, as well as energy and enthusiasm of our participants. You can also join our cause.

Your charitable donation will go for:
- Organization of forums, scientific conferences, and other events;
- Carrying out the annual “Marches of Freedom” in Kyiv, where we announce our demands to the government;
- Information activities in order to familiarize Ukrainians with current world trends in the use of cannabis for medical purposes;
- Assistance to those who were detained for the use of cannabis.

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