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Dr Ethan Russo Presents: Medicinal Cannabis, Introduction for Prescribers

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23 Mein Street

23 Mein Street

Otago University School of Medicine, Wellington Campus, Lecture Theatre (upstairs from reception and then left, opposite the cafe)

Wellington, Wellington 6021

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Considered the ‘father’ of medicinal cannabis research, Dr Ethan Russo will be in NZ for four days only, to lecture on medicinal cannabis.

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Broken in to two 50 minute seminars, join world-renowned Medical Cannabis researcher and Neurologist Dr Ethan Russo, for: Medical Cannabis, Introduction for Prescribers'.

Dr Russo will discuss the safety profile of cannabinoids and practical ramifications in dosing for patients, as well as the current state of emerging clinical evidence for medical cannabis, with case studies.

NZ will be the 40th country Dr Russo has lectured on this subject in. This is the first time he has journeyed to NZ to educate - an opportunity second to none.

This event is open to the public but is tailored towards medical practitioners. Bookings are essential and spaces are limited, secure your spot now so you don’t miss out!

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About Dr Ethan Russo:

Dr Russo is a past President of the International Cannabinoid Research Society and a former Chairman of the International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines.

He serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for the American Botanical Council and has held faculty appointments in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Montana, in Medicine at the University of Washington, and as a visiting professor at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Harvard University, and Johns Hopkins University.

He is author of the Handbook of Psychotropic Herbs, Co-Editor of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutic Potential, and was the founding editor of the Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics - selections of which were published as books; Cannabis Therapeutics in HIV/AIDS, Women and Cannabis: Medicine, Science and Sociology, Cannabis: From Pariah to Prescription, and the Handbook of Cannabis Therapeutics: From Bench to Bedside.

He has also published numerous book chapters, and over fifty articles in neurology, pain management, cannabis, and ethnobotany. His research interests have included correlations of historical uses of cannabis to modern pharmacological mechanisms, phytopharmaceutical treatment of migraine and chronic pain, herbal synergy and phytocannabinoid/terpenoid, serotonergic and vanilloid interactions.

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23 Mein Street

Otago University School of Medicine, Wellington Campus, Lecture Theatre (upstairs from reception and then left, opposite the cafe)

Wellington, Wellington 6021

New Zealand

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