13 Friday

 
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Opening & welcome

12:30 – 12:50
Spanish Medicinal Cannabis Observatory (OECM)

Spanish Medicinal Cannabis Observatory (OECM)

The Spanish Medicinal Cannabis Observatory (OECM) is born in October 2015 with the need to promote, coordinate and develop activities and projects oriented to improve the knowledge about properties and medicinal uses of cannabis and its derivatives. Furthermore, it aims to advise public and private entities and inform the institutions, media and civil society about cannabis knowledge current situation, based on the results of scientific research and clinical trials.

Speaker:
Carola Pérez
13:00 – 13:40
Cannabis and pain

Cannabis and pain

The Spanish Medicinal Cannabis Observatory (OECM) is born in October 2015 with the need to promote, coordinate and develop activities and projects oriented to improve the knowledge about properties and medicinal uses of cannabis and its derivatives. Furthermore, it aims to advise public and private entities and inform the institutions, media and civil society about cannabis knowledge current situation, based on the results of scientific research and clinical trials.

13:50 – 14:30
Cannabis and cancer

Cannabis and cancer

The Spanish Medicinal Cannabis Observatory (OECM) is born in October 2015 with the need to promote, coordinate and develop activities and projects oriented to improve the knowledge about properties and medicinal uses of cannabis and its derivatives. Furthermore, it aims to advise public and private entities and inform the institutions, media and civil society about cannabis knowledge current situation, based on the results of scientific research and clinical trials.

15:30 – 16:15
Evidence-based medicine vs Patient-Based medicine: The Special Cases of Cannabis, Ibogaine and CBD (cannabidiol) as Examples of New Regulatory Challenges

Evidence-based medicine vs Patient-Based medicine: The Special Cases of Cannabis, Ibogaine and CBD (cannabidiol) as Examples of New Regulatory Challenges

José Carlos Bouso graduated in Psychology and then doctored in Pharmacology.

He has done research on the effects of natural and sintetic drugs with two different approaches, long term and severe effects. Jose is the Scientific Director of ICEERS Foundation (International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research & Service) where he carries studies about the therapeutic potential of Cannabis, Ayahuasca and Ibogaine. Some of the studies are focused in researching the potential that cannabis has in improving the life quality of the users.

16:30 – 18:00
Responsible usage of cannabis: from theory to practice

Responsible usage of cannabis: from theory to practice

Press media and anti-drug propaganda exaggerate the negative aspects of cannabis and normally present their users as irresponsible, addicts or not trustworthy. On this conference we will review the different theoretical aspects and practice experiences that prove that a non problematic usage of cannabis is not only possible but a strategy to be promoted from the public health institutions.

18:30 – 19:30
CBD therapeutic potential in psychotic issues

CBD therapeutic potential in psychotic issues

Over the last years, CBD has proven its efficiency against several illness and diseases. Recent studies have revealed its capacity to regenerate damaged brains, as well as many therapeutic qualities to face diverse mental pathologies and disorders.

14 Saturday


11:30 am - 12:00 am
Opening & welcome

13:30 - 14:15
Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum

Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum

Round table “Hemp: Back to the Future”

Together with three hemp specialists we delve into the past, present and future of the cannabis plant, to stress how useful this plant was in history and how we might use it to better our world today and tomorrow.

Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum

The Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum manages and presents a unique collection of more than 12,000 objects related to all aspects of the cannabis plant. The collection is divided over two venues, a canal house in downtown Amsterdam and a modernist palace in Barcelona.

15:30 – 16:15
Pannagh Case: a process to regulation

Pannagh Case: a process to regulation

The lawyer Hector Brotons and the activist Martín Barriuso will perform a conference together in which they will analyze the latest updates of the Pannagh case, not only that but also the performance of the associations within the legal model of the constitutional frame. Proving with all this, a viable, sociable and responsible regulation model which has been and continues to be the example for the regulation in other countries.

 

16:30 - 18:00
Cannabis & sex

Cannabis & sex

Cannabis and sexuality have been related since the origins of humankind, for both
increasing sexual pleasure and achieving altered states of consciousness. In this
discussion, we will talk about cannabis, sex and altered states of consciousness in
ancestral rituals and contemporary sexual encounters.

18:30 - 20:00
Psychoactive letters: culture, communication and literature

Psychoactive letters: culture, communication and literature

The marriage between psychoactive substances and words has been a part of humanity since the beginning of ci- vilization. Even with the modern demonization of drugs such as cannabis, people have been looking for inspiration, widening of perspective and wellness in psychoactive drugs. This roundtable will focus on the close relationship between drug use and cultural production. We will approach cannabis culture, the current social communication about psychoactive substances and will end with a reflection on psychoactive poetry.