#46 Prime Time: Talk is Cheap

This is the second report on Cannabis Europa 2019, held in London, England, June 24-25. Cannabis Europa opened with a rousing speech from Aurora‘s chief corporate officer, Cam Battley. Demonstrating the zeal of an acknowledged convert, Battley predicted that cannabis could replace aspirin and declared to the crowd that “we grow medicine!”  Aurora’s public commitment […]

#45 PRIME TIME: Medical Cannabis in Europe

The Cannabis Europa 2019 Conference was held in London, England, June 24-25th. It attracted 1,200 registrants from dozens of countries. Mary’s Prime Time Blog will explore the presentations from the conference. The Cannabis Europa Conference, held recently in London, was a professional presentation in every way, deftly registering and feeding more than 1,000 participants in […]

#44 PRIME TIME: Barcelona Bits … Meeting Morsels Worth Sharing

Cannabis conferences are exciting events. Medical cannabis is literally a global issue now and speakers from around the world are sharing their discoveries and events.  But conferences are also frustrating because there is so much information and it is impossible to write up every session. In some cases there may be just one or two […]

#42 PRIME TIME: Pediatric Palliative Care

This is the fifth report on The 2nd International Annual Congress on Controversies on Cannabis-Based Medicines held May 23-24, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Dr. Sven Gottschling of the University Clinic Saarland, Germany may be the next Patch Adams, the American physician, clown and activist who came to prominence in the 1980s. Type Gottschling’s name into […]

#43 PRIME TIME: An Epic EFIC Problem … and Ours Too

This is the sixth report on The 2nd International Annual Congress on Controversies on Cannabis-Based Medicines held May 23-24, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. The 2nd International Annual Congress on Controversies on Cannabis-Based Medicines is history. It was invigorating to hear European perspectives on this important public health issue. But once you get past the stimulation […]

#41 PRIME TIME: The Role of the Nurse

This is the fourth report on The 2nd International Annual Congress on Controversies on Cannabis-Based Medicines held May 23-24, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. For the past twenty years, the Gallup poll assessing honesty and ethics has found that nurses are the most trusted profession in the United States.  That’s a remarkable feat and bodes well […]

#40 PRIME TIME: Cannabis Genetics – The New Frontier

This is the third report on The 2nd International Annual Congress on Controversies on Cannabis-Based Medicines held May 23-24, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. As medical cannabis becomes globally accepted there are more and more calls for research but the simple fact is that cannabis does not lend itself to conventional medical research. It is an […]

#39 PRIME TIME: Cannabis Clinics and Doctors

This is the second report on The 2nd International Annual Congress on Controversies on Cannabis-Based Medicines held May 23-24, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. The conference organizers attempted to live up to the conference billing (“controversies on cannabis-based medicines”) by devoting a portion of day two to three topics: “Do We Need Cannabis Clinics and Doctors”; […]

#38 PRIME TIME: Controversies and Confusion

Written by Alice O’Leary Randall Recently I attended the loftily titled “2nd International Annual Congress on Controversies on Cannabis-Based Medicine” in Barcelona, Spain.  It didn’t take too long to realize a simpler title might be “Confusions on Medical Cannabis.”  Confusion seemed in abundant supply among conference goers, the majority of whom were physicians,and it is […]