European Coalition for Just and Effective Drug Policies (ENCOD)

Side Event: Global Access to Medicinal Cannabis: Programs, Challenges and Solutions

Global Access to Medicinal Cannabis: Programs, Challenges and Solutions  Thursday, March 17th, 2020 Sponsored By: Veterans Action Council Moderator: Etienne Fontanne, Veterans Action Council Speakers: Dr. Pavel Pachta, International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), former Deputy Secretary Dr. Ethan Russo, CReDO Science, Founder and CEO Michael Krawitz, Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access, Executive Director Carola …

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Item 14. Contributions by the Commission to the work of the Economic and Social Council, in line with General Assembly resolution 68/1, including follow-up to and review and implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (cont.)

Commission on Science, Technology and Development: Every year our committee has two priorities. The first is focusing on the impact of rapid technological change on sustainable development. The likes of big data, synthetic technology can create great opportunities to address the SDG’s. New technology also poses challenges. These can raise inequalities and facilitate illegal activities. Science …

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