On the 1st of June the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU) organised a regional, one-day conference on the medical use of cannabis with professionals and stakeholders of the field, such as researchers, physicians, drug policy experts and patients’ rights activists. The main topics of the conference were the health benefits of using medical cannabis in certain medical conditions comparing with the traditional treatments, the rights of the patients, the available models and the possible implementation of such regulation in Hungary.
The confirmed lecturers of the conference are the following:
Dr. Ilya Reznik, medical cannabis researcher, Chief Physician and Senior Advisor at Medical Institute for Forensic & Diagnostic NeuroPsychiatry
Dr. Kelemen Anna PhD, neurologist, children’s neurologist, epileptologist, psychiatrist, chief physician at National Institute of Clinical Neurosciences
MUDr. Tomáš Zábranský Ph.D., Drug Policy Advisor, Envoy of the Minister of Health for Medical Cannabis, Czech Republic, chief scientist at International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute vezető kutatója
Sébastien Béguerie, researcher-patient, board member at International Association for Cannabinoid as Medicine, founder of Alpha-CAT
dr. Rita Erzsébet Pálffyné Poór , head of department at Methodoligical and Individual Medicine Import, National Institute of Pharmacy)