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CCIC Apr 7
The photos from are in and we thought this was a good opportunity to celebrate and highlight some of the ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ and ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ boss women who spoke at our meeting and are driving research in the cannabis field.
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Spectrum Cannabis Mar 22
Dr. Bonn-Miller shares his clinical research looking at using medical cannabis to treat PTSD symptoms: depression, sleep issues, anxiety. More research is needed to understand the ideal THC/CBD ratio.
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Kira London-Nadeau Mar 22
"Canada is not only at the front of legalization, but has also been at the front of criminalization" - at on why disproportionate, racialized criminalization for cannabis is not only an American problem - it's very Canadian as well.
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jenna valleriani Mar 22
Dr Hill adds there is a real lack of research on individuals who use cannabis regularly in a responsible way
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Kira London-Nadeau Mar 22
. conducting business as usual (aka rocking my entire world) with her calls to include folks in research that concerns them and how important qualitative research is do to this
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Cece Hillard Mar 22
Maria Zhang summed up the current state of cannabis pharmacology perfectly โ€œItโ€™s complicated and it dependsโ€
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Stephanie Lake Mar 22
. gives a shout-out to as a great model of research and knowledge translation that centres the perspectives of people who use drugs.
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๐๐š๐จ๐ฅ๐š ๐‚๐ฎ๐›๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฌ ๐Œ๐ƒ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Mar 22
The most surprising fact to me from this conf.: Around 60% of people who use for medical purposes donโ€™t acces their medicine from the regulated stream. Worrisome and a cautionary tale for jurisdictions enacting legislation
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Kira London-Nadeau Mar 22
"We're still struggling to characterise the analgesic effects of cannabis on acute pain." In 1984, we "needed more research" and over 30 years later, we still "need more research" (2018). at presenting projects to understand this better.
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Christopher Canning Mar 22
I agree with that this conference did a fabulous job bringing together basic and clinical science with public health folks to have these complicated conversations. Kudos to the organizers.
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jenna valleriani Mar 22
โ€œI wonโ€™t be happy or proud of legalization in Canada until we correct the harms of prohibitionโ€ says
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Dr. Shelley Turner Mar 21
Early morning start from to head into for .
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Samantha Baglot Mar 22
Listening to speak on the racialization of cannabis criminalization, the unjust treatment of marginalized communities, and the ways we need to rectify these previous harms is a huge highlight of for me. Thank you!
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Michelle St. Pierre Mar 21
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Matt Hill Mar 22
Yasmin Hurd giving us the low down on CBD and opioid addiction
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Jibran Khokhar Mar 21
Apparently 26 grants were funded in the Catalyst competition. That 28 rank hurts even more :(. Congrats to all those that made the cut
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Robert Laprairie Mar 21
Thanks so much & for your excellent talks this afternoon on management of drug use with Cannabis! Well done and well deserved for the trainee spotlight awards!
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Canopy Growth Mar 22
Dr. MJ Milloy discussing some promising observational research into the use of cannabis for substitution and harm reduction amount high-risk drug use population in his talk โ€œAssessing the Use of Cannabis to Address the National Opioid Crisisโ€.
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Canopy Growth Mar 22
. Schecter, Canopy Growthโ€™s Director, Global Medical Services presented a talk at the Conference, โ€œProcess & Practicalities of Medical Cannabis in Canadaโ€ where he outlined how to prescribe medical cannabis, manage dosing & the benefits of the medical stream.
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Spectrum Cannabis Mar 22
The Spectrum team spent an informative 2 days at . Stimulating presentations discussing the evolution toward more clinical research and evidence.
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