Inaugural Lecture Series 2019 - Professor Benedikt Fischer

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University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Lecture Theatre 505-007

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Auckland, Auckland 1023

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Inaugural lecture of Professor Benedikt Fischer

"Of weed, smoke and hefty profits – examining the project of cannabis legalisation"

Promotion to professor at the University of Auckland is a mark of distinction, recognising professional and academic eminence at an international level.

Please join us in celebrating Professor Benedikt Fischer's achievement at his inaugural lecture.

Abstract:
In his inaugural lecture, Professor Fischer will examine the idea and key aspects of non-medical cannabis legalisation, and share experiences from ongoing reform experiments from a public health perspective, primarily as these are relevant for the 2020 referendum on legalisation in New Zealand.

Biography:
Professor Benedikt Fischer is the inaugural Hugh Green Foundation Chair in Addiction Research at the University of Auckland. Prior to moving to New Zealand, he held prestigious research chairs at the University of Toronto (Addiction Psychiatry) and Simon Fraser University (Applied Public Health), Canada.

Date: Thursday 25 July

Time: 5.30-7pm

Venue: Lecture Theatre 505-007, Grafton Campus

Please register your attendance here by Friday 19 July.

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