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New Zealand Medicinal Cannabis Summit confirmed for October

New Zealand’s medicinal cannabis summit MedCan is set to take place in October following the success of last year’s event.

The MedCan Summit 2021 will be held in Auckland on 12 and 13 October and will bring together industry, healthcare professionals, government, scientists and patient advocates.

“There is no other forum quite like MedCan for bringing the New Zealand medicinal cannabis community together, so the team at NUBU are thrilled at its return.” - Will Douglas, COO at NUBU Pharmaceuticals

The summit is hosted by NZTech in association with BioTechNZ and is set to be the event of the year for the country’s fast-growing medical cannabis sector.

“This year’s focus will be on providing solutions and practical advice on the issues and challenges we’re facing, including exporting, investment, and regulation. We will also examine the latest medical and scientific findings, as well as breakthrough technologies, globally,” says Zahra Champion, Executive Director of BioTechNZ and MedCan Summit 2021 organiser.

“We are currently researching and developing the agenda with industry and our advisory group to ensure we deliver to delegates the most relevant, up-to-the-minute content and expert speakers from around the world – either in person or via video link.”

Scheduled to take place 18 months on from the country’s Medicinal Cannabis Scheme taking effect, the 2021 summit will highlight and share the latest information and innovation from in the medical cannabis space.

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