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The HEMP Embassy is once again bringing the community a range of speakers together to discuss the way in which cannabis can help people. This weekend at the Nimbin Medican special speaker Morgan Taylor will speak about the impact of her experience of cannabis.

‘There is always some unexpected speakers at the Medicans and Morgan Taylor is a special treat,’ says Michael Balderstone, President of Nimbins HEMP Embassy who is sponsoring the event.

‘Morgan has suffered from severe Crohn’s Disease since age 12 but discovered the extraordinary power of raw cannabis juice. She would like to share her healing journey with Australians and indeed all ofhumanity.’

Other speakers include Doctors Andrew Katelaris, Deb Waldron, and John Teh from PlantMed, which helps patients and doctors navigate their way to access legal cannabis.

Gardener and healer Malcolm Lee and Sally McPherson from Local Court Lawyers will also be providing people with legal advice on medical cannabis including driving.

Talks start at 11am and aim to finish by 4.20pm, at the Bush Theatre in Nimbin. The acclaimed new movie about medical cannabis High as Mike will be shown on the Saturday evening June 22 starting at 6.30om and will cost $10,

‘The film will be followed by a Q&A led by Director Peter Cross,’ said Mr Balderstone.

‘Everyone is welcome at the Nimbin Medican weekend, donations greatly appreciated and excellent food will be available at the on site Phoenix Rising Cafe.’

Anyone using medical cannabis who would like to tell their story on the day should contact the HEMP Embassy email: [email protected] or call (02) 66891842.


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