1st International Meeting of the International Medical Cannabis Patient Coalition IMCPC
17th of October 2015
On this day will be held the first meeting of IMCPC. It will be hosted by the « Union Francophone for Cannabinoids in Medicine, I care ! » (UFCM i care) The meeting will take place at 12 rue Kühn, in Strasbourg, France.
Strasbourg is the seat of several European institutions, such as the Council of Europe (with its European Court of Human Rights, its European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines and its European Audiovisual Observatory) as well as the European Parliament . The city is also the seat of the International Institute of Human Rights. To this extent Strasbourg is called the capital of Europe.
The meeting will last 1h30 and will be lead by Steph Sherer, President of Americans for Safe Access, the largest medical cannabis patient organization in the US. Participation is open to patient organizations who desire access to medical cannabis for their treatment and want to be involved actively in this process on a national and international level.
Objectives of the meeting :
– Present the IMCPC declaration in France and support UFCM I care and french patients their right to access to medical cannabis;
– Present the action of IMCPC on an international level to obtain official status in regard to the United Nations;
– Discuss future events where IMCPC action will take place;
– Build a french patient coalition for medical cannabis supported by IMCPC to promote the use of cannabinoids in medicine to the French government;