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Neuro Convention


20 - 21 March 2024 | NEC, Birmingham

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2021 Programme

Full speaking session


The potential value of cannabis as a medicine

15 Sep 2021

This seminar will describe the history of cannabis as a medicine and then outline the basics of the endocannabinoid system, followed by a description of the cannabinoids within the plant and their medical value. I will look at the current legal status and suggest ways by which the prescription process and can be improved in the UK.


  • Knowledge of cannabis as a potentially useful medicine for pain, anxiety, sleep, epilepsy, spasticity and other neurological disorders
  • Knowledge of the long history of cannabis as medicine
  • Knowledge of the basics of the endocannabinoid system and the phytocannbinoids within the plant