COVID-19 and Cannabis - where is the research?

With COVID-19 still continuing to spread, researchers around the world have been looking into medical cannabis as a potential treatment or prevention for COVID-19. While it is too early to tell definitive results, some preliminary findings are showing promise. 

This virtual event will bring together researchers and clinicians from around the world who are studying the potential effects of certain cannabis extracts and combinations have on COVID-19 and also the impact the virus has on medical cannabis patients and adult use cannabis consumers. 

Date: Dec 9th, 2020

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST

Location: Zoom Link - Register in advance for this meeting: 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Research Speakers: 

  • Dr. Igor Kovalchuk, Vice President of Research at the University of Lethbridge

    • Will present data from a recently published study reporting hemp extracts high in CBD and its potential to block proteins that provide a “gateway” for COVID-19 to enter host cells. Potential of a safe adjunct therapy for the treatment of COVID-19.   

  • Michael Kahn, MCR Labs 

    • Impact of COVID-19 on public health and safety in cannabis - what does the future look like?

  • Dr. Marion McNabb, President Cannabis Center of Excellence, INC

    • Cannabis and COVID-19 research study with UMass Dartmouth 

Wednesday 12/09/2020

12:00 PM EST


01:30 PM EST

50 Portland Street
Worcester MA 01608



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