Nimbin Town Hall
10 am : Legal Advice
Speaker: Steve Bolt, Solicitor & Author
About: Legal advice regarding Roadside Drug Testing and Medicinal Cannabis
11 am : Cannabis and Driving
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Arkell, Swinburne University
About: With ongoing changes to cannabis laws, the issue of cannabis-impaired driving has never appeared more salient. Here, I will review the science around cannabis and its effects on driving ability and cognitive function. I will highlight what we know and what we don’t know, and I will look at the current approach to managing cannabis and driving here in Australia and in other jurisdictions.
11.45 am : Stupid Drug Laws
Speaker: David Heilpern
12.30 pm : Cannabis and Integrative Approaches to Health and Wellbeing
Panel Discussion: Experts in medicinal cannabis will discuss the role of cannabis in an integrative medicine approach to the treatment of disease/disorders/conditions and promotion of wellbeing, drawing on both scientific research and experiences as practitioners and researchers. It will also discuss any downsides that should be kept in mind in the use of medicinal cannabis.
Facilitator: Professor Kylie O’Brien PhD, Director of Research and Education, Releaf Group Ltd
Speakers: Dr Andrew Katelaris, Prof Nick Lintzeris, Dr Jamie Rickcord, Dr Teresa Towpik, Dr Deb Waldron
2 pm Break for MardiGrass Parade & Rally
Gather in Cullen Street!