Medical Cannabis Coimbra

Date & Time

March 09, 09:00-18:30h


Auditorium of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology – University of Coimbra




The Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology of Coimbra is pleased to invite you to the first international conference organized by MCC – Medical Cannabis Coimbra, entitled “Clearing the Smoke on Medical Cannabis”. MCC is formed by a group of enthusiastic experts in medical cannabis and biomedicine at the University of Coimbra. For more information about MCC please follow this link. The meeting will take place at the Auditorium of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra, on the 9th and 10th of March, 2023.

MCC will provide an unbiased scientific view about the recent developments on medical cannabis. The aim of the congress is to foster scientific discussion about the topic among stakeholders  including academic researchers, students, companies, regulatory entities, and health care professionals. 

The first day of the congress will be centered around the botany of the cannabis plant and the biology of the human endocannabinoid system – with world leading biomedical researchers summarizing the recent advances on how cannabinoids interact with our body with emphasis on the brain. 

The second day of the congress will highlight the legal environment and the pharmaceutical and the therapeutic opportunities associated with medical cannabis. 

Poster sessions during the two-day congress will provide an excellent opportunity for participants to discuss and exchange their research and ideas. 

The global medical cannabis market is expanding at an unprecedented rate. Despite this stimulating environment, the manufacturers face complex regulations, while the health care sector and the end users demand clear and simple information about the therapeutic benefits and contraindications of cannabinoids and medical cannabis. To this end, our conference aims to clear our vision about these recently legalized medicines.

Registration is open (early bird until January 31)

More informations here


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