Following the success of New Zealand’s first medicinal cannabis summit last year, organisers have confirmed MedCan 2021 will take place in Auckland on October 12 and 13.

Hosted by NZTech, in association with BioTechNZ, the event will bring together industry, healthcare professionals, scientists, government and patient advocates.

MedCan Summit 2021 organiser Dr Zahra Champion

Executive director of BioTechNZ and MedCan Summit 2021 organiser Dr Zahra Champion said: “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.”

A full agenda will be available in June. For more information email or visit

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