What Is Next for Malta, the First EU Country To Legalize Cannabis?

What Is Next for Malta, the First EU Country To Legalize Cannabis?
High Times

Three months after Malta became the first country in the EU to federally legalize recreational cannabis use and remove all penalties for possession, Medcann World Forum places the spotlight on Malta again, its medical cannabis legislation and business-friendly environment, and highlights why the country is quickly becoming the leader in the European medical cannabis field through Plant Medicine Week. Taking place from April 5-8, 2022 the event will recognize and advance plant medicine’s potential to change society’s approach to mental and physical health. Local businesses and governments are opening doors to international regulatory experts and global business leaders in medical cannabis and psychedelics. The multi-faceted event will focus on six main pillars: medical, legislation, business, regulatory, education, and research. The event will bring together some of the most distinguished industry experts and will be chaired by Materia’s Founder, Deepak Anand. Guest speakers will include: Kurt Farrugia, CEO of Malta Enterprise who will be providing an introduction to Malta and its government. Sita Schubert, Founder and General Secretary of EUMCA. Schubert will be explaining the progress made by EUMCA so far and the plans for the future. Tristan Gervais, Head of Chrystal Capital Advisory. Tristan will be exploring the European and international cannabis markets. Cannabis R&D Panel This fascinating panel will be hosted by Dr. Orna Dreazen, Vice Chairman of the Israeli public drug company, Nextage Therapeutics. Dr. Dreazen is also the founder and CEO of Nextage’s parent company, Nextar Chempharma. Dr. Dreazen’s credentials include a Ph.D in Biochemistry gained from the Weizmann Institute of Science and postdoctoral studies at the University of California in Los Angeles. Dr. Dreazen is considered to be a leader in the field of biochemistry. Tuesday, April 5 Malta – Why Malta? The incentives and schemes available to attract foreign investment to our island. This session…

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