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The fight for cannabis regulation in Spain

18:00 – 19:15 11 Friday

At this table, the most representative proposals of the cannabis movement in our country will take center stage. Due to recent advances and the anomalous international circumstances, the current situation and the different perspectives for the future will be discussed.

Patty Amiguet (ConFAC)

Cannabis activist, anti-prohibitionist and feminist. Graduated in Management and Finance and student of the degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology at UNED. Founder of the Pachamama Cannabis Association, president of CatFAC, co-founder of REMA and of the Cannabis Women member project and co-spokesperson of ConFAC. Currently, he works as the person in charge of dissemination and promotion of the RDRCannabis project, a resource of the General Subdirectorate of Drug Addiction of the Generalitat de Catalunya that works to reduce the risks of cannabis use in cannabis associations.

Héctor Brotons (OECCC)

CEO of Brotsanbert Abogados. Specialist in criminal, public health, human rights and cannabis policy. Defend cannabis social clubs across the state. Lawyer of Pannagh (acquitted in the Constitutional Court) and of the pardon of Albert Tío. Lawyer of the Guild of the Cannabis Industry. It has obtained licenses from the AEMPS. Defend industrial hemp and CBD companies. He writes popular and scientific articles, lectures, and has written five books on law and cannabis. Together with his team, he has defended more than a thousand cases. As an activist, he is a spokesperson for the OECCC.

Joseba del Valle (Responsible Regulation)

Born in Bilbao and a journalist by profession, he began his career in cannabis activism in Barcelona in 2007, where he began to develop the model of cannabis social clubs in the hands of the historic association La Maca. After his return to Bilbao, he was part of the Pannagh board of directors, while he was the communication manager of the FAC. Since 2013, he has been the coordinator of the Renovatio Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to research and dissemination of studies and works related to the regulation of cannabis and drug policies in general. Since 2014, he has been the coordinator of the Responsible Regulation platform.

Gabriel Miró (Moderator, GEPCA)

Lawyer specialized in criminal law, associate professor at the University of Barcelona, ​​professor in the Master's degree in Criminology at the University of Barcelona, ​​subject “Drug Policies and Human Rights. Prohibitionism versus Regulation ”. Member of the Group for the Study of Cannabis Policies (GEPCA) and of the Observatory of the Penal System and Human Rights of the University of Barcelona (OSPDH).