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About CannaCosta

CannaCosta is an international conference dedicated to inform about medical cannabis and the potential of industrial hemp. In June 2015 the first edition of this conference was held, which was also the first of its kind in all Central America.

In CannaCosta doctors, scientific researchers, patients, innovative entrepreneurs and politicians from around the world participate.

2015 Edition

The first edition of this conference (2015) made history and allowed Central America for the first time to have the opportunity to learn directly from those who have done studies and created products based on cannabis and hemp.

This event took place on 6 and 7 June at the National Cultural Center (CENAC) in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Watch CannaCosta 2015

CannaCosta in the Media


Medical marijuana proposal in Costa Rica gets Health Ministry review

The Costa Rican Health Ministry outlined its expert opinion on a pending bill to legalize marijuana and hemp for medical and industrial use in Costa Rica."

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Costa Rica will host a conference on medical cannabis use

Costa Rica will host, on 6 and 7 June, the first International Conference on the use of medicinal cannabis and hemp in Central America."

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Central American country will host a conference on medical cannabis use

Costa Rica will host, on 6 and 7 June, the first International Conference on the use of medicinal cannabis and hemp in Central America."

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Specialists will discuss the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes

Doctors, politicians and businessmen will discuss the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes."

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Medical cannabis conference wil be held this weekend

"Saturday and Sunday is held the festival CannaCosta 2015, at the National Center of Culture. The event features 21 speakers, food, film and information booths."

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Cannabis is medicine, experts at first regional conference on medicinal marijuana agree

"Costa Rica is currently engaged in a heated debate regarding a bill presented by ruling party legislator Marvin Atencio in August last year that proposes turning Costa Rica into the first Central American country to legalize marijuana for medical purposes."

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Starts conference to promote medicinal use of cannabis in Costa Rica

"US, Israel and Chile experts meet this Saturday and Sunday in CannaCosta 2015 an international conference held in Costa Rica, with the aim of promoting the medicinal use of cannabis and hemp in the Central American country."

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Experts insist on medicinal use of cannabis

"In March, the initiative won the support of the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) and, last week, the Ministry of Health gave the go-ahead by technical criteria, but demanded some modifications."

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Costa Rica opens the way to legalize medical cannabis

"CANNACOSTA 2015, the first international conference in Central America on medical cannabis and industrial hemp."

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