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International Cannabis Toolkit Workshop

Tom Freeman, Valentina Lorenzetti and Chandni Hindocha

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (WEST)

International Cannabis Toolkit Workshop

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We invite you to attend the International Cannabis Toolkit Workshop on 22nd October in Lisbon (before LxAddictions).

Cannabis products continue to diversify as legal medical and recreational markets expand worldwide. These products vary considerably in THC and CBD concentrations, methods of administration and across different countries. A key problem facing the field is the lack of standardized, validated measures of cannabis use (akin to standard alcohol units). This severely limits our ability to synthesize findings across research studies, to develop guidelines and policies for safer use, and to manage cannabis in treatment settings.

This project will bring together an interdisciplinary panel of experts from distinct world regions alongside Lisbon Addictions 2019. The aims are to: 

(i)              Identify and disseminate key challenges in measuring cannabis use from an international and multidisciplinary perspective


(ii)             Launch the development of an international cannabis toolkit, a standardized, internationally relevant tool for measuring cannabis use in research and policy

Confirmed speakers

Dr Jamie Brown, University College London, UK

Dr Alvero Castillo-Carniglia, Universidad Mayor, Chile

Professor Jonathan Caulkins, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Dr Janna Cousijn, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Professor Val Curran, University College London, UK

Professor Antonio Gual, Clinic Hospital of Barcelona, Spain 

Dr Suzi Gage, University of Liverpool, UK

Dr Teodora Groshkova, EMCDDA 


Professor Mahmoud ElSohly, University of Mississippi, USA


Professor Wayne Hall, University of Queensland, Australia

Dr Margriet Van Laar, Trimbos Institute, The Netherlands

Dr Will Lawn, University College London, UK

Dr Ryan Vandrey, Johns Hopkins, USA

Elle Wadsworth, University of Waterloo, Canada

More to be added soon...

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We hope to see you there!

Organising Committee, International Cannabis Toolkit Workshop

Dr Tom Freeman, University of Bath, UK

Dr Valentina Lorenzetti - Australian Catholic University, Australia

Dr Chandni Hindocha - University College London, UK

Have questions about International Cannabis Toolkit Workshop ? Contact Tom Freeman, Valentina Lorenzetti and Chandni Hindocha

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Congress Center Lisboa
Praça das Indústrias 1
1300-307 Lisboa
Lisboa, Portugal

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (WEST)

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