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Volume 40. 'The Medicalization of Cannabis'

The Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL
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Wellcome Witnesses to Twentieth Century Medicine Seminars
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Series consists of papers, correspondence, photographs, cassette tapes and digital material related to the seminar on "The Medicalization of Cannabis", which was held at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, on 24 March 2009. The seminar was part of the Wellcome Witnesses to Twentieth Century Medicine meetings also known as the Witness Seminars. The transcript of this seminar was published as Volume 40 of the Witness Seminar series, S.M. Crowther, L.A. Reynolds and E.M. Tansey (editors), The Medicalization of Cannabis, (London: Wellcome Trust, 2010).

The participants for the seminar were; Professor David Barker; Professor Virginia Berridge (co-chair); Dr Vincenzo Di Marzo; Professor Griffith Edwards; Professor John Galloway; Dr Edward Gill; Dr Geoffrey Guy; Dr Clare Hodges; Dr Anita Holdcroft; Victoria Hutchins; Professor Raphael Mechoulam; Professor Anthony Moffat; Dr William Notcutt; Professor Roger Pertwee; Dr Philip Robson; Dr Ethan Russo; Professor Tilli Tansey (co-chair); and Suzanne Taylor.

The editors of the published transcript were S.M. Crowther, L.A. Reynolds and E.M. Tansey with an introduction by Leslie Iversen.

The meeting advisers were Professor Virginia Berridge and Suzanne Taylor.


Others present at the meeting included; Professor Paul Andrews; Dr Natalie du Sert; Ruth Evans; Dr Martin Gorsky; Dr Vanessa Ho; Andrew Hutchins; Dr Samuel Jackson; Professor Susanne MacGregor; Alice Mead; Dr James Mills; Mel Porter; Catriona Rooke; Emily Sargent; Sophia Sissay; Dr Gyorgy Szabadkai; and John Witton.

Apologies sent by; Dr Jeffrey Aronson; Professor Heather Ashton; Dr Victoria Chapman; Dr John Clements; Dr Imogen Evans; Mary George; Professor Allyn Howlett; Dr Ian Hudson; Professor Leslie Iversen; Dr Susan Kohlhaas; Dr Vivienne Nathanson; Professor Andrew Nunn; Dr Tony Peatfield; Jayne Spink; Professor Alan Thompson; Dr Ben Whalley; Dr Brian Whittle; and Professor John Zajicek.

Digital material includes recordings, papers and photographs relating to the seminar and can be found under Transcripts.



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