Welcome to the 12. Cultiva Cannabis Congress!

THE hotspot concerning medicine, law, politics and culture. International experts will talk about current developments, researches, changes and trends.

International high-profile speakers from the fields of science, research, medicine and politics will be speaking on a wide range of topics such as cannabis in medicine, as raw material, legal issues, as well as health and cultural aspects. Once again, the Congress will focus on the wide and evolving area of cannabis in medicine as this topic gains more and more interest well as the legal regulations, which have changed in many countries in the past months.

>> to the speakers 2019

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Recht Freitag Medizin Samstag Gesundheit Sonntag

Law & traffic safety

Medical Cannabis

Health & cultural aspects


Simultanuebersetzung Simultaneous Translation is once again available in German or English.

the headphones can also be used for better understanding of lectures (in original language)!

The unique Cultiva Patients Lounge offers an exclusive platform for personal discussions in small groups with the experts of the cannabis congress, for those who are affected. We are very happy to have enlarged our range and can offer even more topics in this year - get your tickets! This unique offer once again was an highlight, as were else would they have the opportunity to meet up and talk with leading experts in a casual way.

Patienten Lounge

>> This year, we will offer once again two Expert-Panels

  • CBD & Regulations, 11.10.2019 at 3 pm
  • Traffic law & Safety, 11.10.2019 at 6 pm

Here a clip from last years Cultiva Hempexpo & Congress to give you an impression what you can expect!


Interviews with our speakers from the 11. Cultiva Cannabis Congress 2018 (in German language)















Lookig forward to seeing you!
Your Cultiva Cannabis Congress-Team

Congress AGENDA

Recht Freitag

Friday, 12 October 2018 | Law & traffic safety

11:00 Florian Rister: „Medical hemp & Drivers license: legal regulations and practical experiences in Germany" Deutsch
12:00 Saul Kaye: "Israel as the medical cannabis model" English
13:00 Kenzi Riboulet Zemouli: "Cannabis within the UN treaties: are changes finally coming?"English
14:00 Holger Rönitz: "Systematic long-term analysis of the refunding situation on medical cannabis in Germany" Deutsch
15:00 Dr. Gebhard Heinzle: "Growing of hemp for one's personal use? Legal regulations in Austria" Deutsch
16:00 Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rainer Schmid: "Cannabinoids and traffic safety" Deutsch
17:00 Mag. Dr. Martin Feigl: "Drug controls in road traffic - what is permitted?" Deutsch
18:00  PANEL TRAFFIC SAFETY & LEGAL SITUATION with Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rainer Schmid, Mag. Martin Hoffer, Dr. Gebhard Heinzle, Mag. Dr. Martin Feigl, Mag. Klaus Hübner (moderation) Deutsch



 Medizin Samstag

Saturday, 13 October 2018 | Medical Cannabis

11:00 Dr. Ilya Reznik M.D.: "Cannabis for medical purposes: should we consider well-being?"  English 
12:00 Dr. Tanja Bagar: Mitochondria at the central role of health versus disease - what has cannabis to do with it? English
13:00 Dr. Felicita Heidler: "Cannabis and Multiple Sclerosis - medical perspectives" Deutsch
14:00 Prof. Dr. pharm. Rudolf Brenneisen: "Medical cannabis in the conflict area of pharmacies and law" Deutsch
15:00 Prof. Dr. Tamara Lah Turnšek: "Cannabis as novel drug for longer survival of cancer patients" English
16:00 Dr. med. Franjo Grotenhermen: "Cannabis as medicine - case studies" Deutsch
17:00 Dr. Martin Pinsger: "Cannabinoids in the scope of a multimodal, interdisciplinary pain therapy" Deutsch
18:00 Dr. med. univ. Kurt Blaas: "Cannabinoids in the medical practice" Deutsch
19:00  PANEL MEDICAL CANNABIS - TRENDS & PERSPECTIVES with Dr. med. univ. Kurt Blaas, Dr. med. univ. Dagmar Zidek, Prof. Dr. pharm. Rudolf Brenneisen, Dr. Martin Pinsger,
Mag. Klaus Hübner (moderation) Deutsch



 Gesundheit Sonntag

Sunday, 14 October 2018 | Health & cultural aspects

11:00 Derrick Bergman: „Cannabis policy in The Netherlands: has the Dutch war on weed ended?" English
12:00 Dave Ward, Tom Curran, Ahab Thornhill and Thomas Neumann: "Misunderstood medizin - a documentary" English
13:00 Dr. Thomas Gefaell: "Cannabis and Traditional Chinese Medicine in private practice" Deutsch
14:00 Dr. John Angus Marks: "The Paradox of Prohibition" English
15:00 Dr. med. vet. Ulrike Marginter: "Medical uses of Cannabinoides in veterinary medicine" Deutsch
16:00 Hana Gabrielová: "Medical cannabis in Czech republic - 5 years later" English




English Lecture in English |  Deutsch Lecture in German  (Simultaneous translation available)

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