Ana María Gazmuri – Chile and the Therapeutic Use of Cannabis – CannaCosta 2015

Ana María Gazmuri, a renowned actress from Chile and president of Fundación Daya, discussed the medical use of cannabis in her country. She talked about how cannabis has been used as a medicine for thousands of years, and mentioned historical points in its development. She also shared her work with her organization. Through Fundación Daya, she has helped hundreds of patients produce cannabis medicines and use them properly, with amazing results. Gazmuri has seen cannabis help with 17 different conditions, including several that do not respond at all to conventional medications. Her organization is now growing cannabis for 200 cancer patients, and will help with future trials of cannabis as a treatment for cancer.