Day two – Industrial Hemp Benefits and Further Applications of Medical Cannabis

Jason Lauve, a hemp expert from Colorado, presented a comprehensive overview of industrial hemp. Hemp is a type of cannabis with very low levels of THC with many structural differences as well, such as a much higher fiber content. Lauve discussed the nuances of hemp growing, different parts of the plant, and unique benefits such as phytoremediation. Growing hemp can …

Day One – Overview of Medical Cannabis

Ernesto Cortés, the Executive Director of the Costa Rican Association for Drug Study and Intervention, discussed the human rights of those who use drugs. Do not deserve to be arrested and have their lives destroyed. It is better for both individuals and society as a whole to treat drug abuse as a public health problem rather than a criminal problem. …