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The seminar which will examine the relationship between health and cannabis.

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Date: Monday 24 August

Time: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Location: 6EJ-103, University of Auckland, Epsom Campus.

The upcoming referendum on cannabis creates the need for public education. We are pleased to announce that Associate Professor Giles Newton-Howes from Otago University Medical School and the Clinical Head at Auckland Region Pain Service, Dr Tipu Aamir will deliver a seminar on August 24th at the Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland.

The seminar which will examine the relationship between health and cannabis, focusing on the potential mental health harms of increasing the potency and use of cannabis in New Zealand.

Giles Newton-Howes | Associate Professor, Otago University Medical School

Giles trained in psychiatry at Imperial College in London. He is a general adult consultant psychiatrist with a sub-specialty in substance misuse psychiatry. His research interests include the clinical understanding of personality disorders, particularly as they relate to psychiatric patients and mental state disorder. He is interested in the interface between psychiatry and society, particularly the application of coercive practices.

Tipu Aamir | Clinical Head, Auckland Regional Pain Service

Tipu trained initially in Psychiatry and then in Pain Medicine. He has been working as a Pain Medicine Specialist for The Auckland Regional Pain Service and is currently the Clinical Head of the department. He is actively involved in teaching pain medicine to undergraduate medical students as well as postgraduate students. He is the elected Chairperson of New Zealand National Committee for Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.

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