Barbados Medical Cannabis Conference June 29-30


Cannabis Management Resources in partnership with the

Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies at Cave Hill 

invite you to the

 Barbados Medical Cannabis Conference

Saturday, 29 June 2019, 9AM-5.15PM

Sunday, 30 June 2019, 11AM-5.15PM

Henry Fraser Lecture Theatre, UWI, Cave Hill, St. Michael



About the event:


This two-day event features some of the top Cannabis experts from around the world with the goal of educating and advocating about the benefits and safe use of medical cannabis. Speakers include local & international medical professionals, security consultants, patient advocates & others. Topics include: paediatric applications of medical cannabis, addiction and cannabis therapy, cannabis use in geriatric medicine and sports medicine, evidence-based medical trials, patient cases, exploring legalization and more.


This is a FREE EVENT. Registration is a must.


Target Audience: Day 1 (June 29) is especially designed for medical professionals, researchers, academics and professionals in similar areas. Day 2 (June 30): general public, interested persons. CPE credit will be available on both days.


Guest Speakers:

Dr. Mike Hart, Cannabis Physician, USA

Dr. Marni Brooks, Family Physician – Cannabinoid Medicine

Dr. Michael Verbora, Cannabinoid Physician, Canada

Ashleigh Brown, CEO, SheCann Cannabis, Canada

David Hyde, Security Consultant, Canada


Local speakers:

Dr. Damian Cohall, Pharmacologist

Dr. Harley Moseley, Physiatrist

Dr. Judith Nicholls, Pain Specialist


Registration & Programme Info:


Contact:; 246-269-6183/ 253-9384



Day 1 – Saturday, 29 June 2019, 9.00AM-5.15PM

Main target: medical professionals, health professionals, researchers, scientists

CPE credit available




Time Topic Speaker
9.00 Introduction and Welcome Chairperson
9.15 Keynote TBA
10.00 The role of UWI in the development of the Medical Cannabis Industry TBA
10.20 The Pharmacology of Medical Cannabis Dr. Damian Cohall, Pharmacologist
10.35 Pediatrics and Cannabanoids Dr. Michael Verbora, Cannabinoid Clinician  


11.10 Break  
11.20 Sport Medicine and Cannabis Dr. Mike Hart, Cannabis Physician
12.00 Setting up a Medical Cannabis Framework in the Caribbean Dr. Harley Mosely, Physiatrist; Dr. Judith Nicholls , Anaesthesiologist & Pain Physician; Dr. Damian Cohall, Pharmacologist, David Hyde, Security Consultant
12.45-1.45 Light Lunch featuring Entertainment by David Kirton  
1.45 Patient Advocates & Case Studies Ashleigh Brown, SheCann
2.15 Dispersal methods for Medicinal Cannabis Dr. Mike Hart, Cannabis Physician
3.00 Coffee Break  
3.15 Migraine Buds Jodie Epstein, Patient Advocate
3.45 Panel Discussion & Q & A Panel
5.15 Vote of Thanks/ Close of Event  


Day 2 – Sunday, 30 June 2019, 11.00AM-5.15PM

Target: general public

CPE credit available for medical professionals in attendance


Time Topic Speaker
11.00 Introduction to the Cannabis Industry Sarah Seale, CMR Consultants
11.15 What is Medicinal Cannabis? Panel
12.00 The role of UWI in Public Education and Training for the Medicinal Cannabis Industry Dr. Damian Cohall, Pharmacologist
12.15 Educational courses of medical practitioners and pharmacists Dr. Judith Nicholls, Anaesthesiologist & Pain Physician
12.30 Migraine Buds Jodie Epstein, Patient Advocate
1.00 Coffee Break  
1.15 Dispersal Methods for Medicinal Cannabis Mike Hart, Cannabis Physician
1.30 Legalization and Regulation Douglas Trotman, Attorney & David Hyde, Security Consultant
2.15 Medicinal Cannabis and Addiction Dr. Marni Brooks, Family Physician – Cannabinoid Medicine
3.00 Patient Advocates & Case Studies Ashleigh Brown, SheCann
3.45 Health , Wellness and Cannabis Dr. Mike Hart, Cannabis Physician
4.15 Discussion Panel
5.15 Vote of Thanks  

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