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Organisations who give as much to us as we can give to them
Rhys Cohen is an expert and commentator in the medicinal cannabis field and is well-recognised for his knowledge and analyses of the sector.
He has delivered consulting projects to most of Australia’s leading cannabis companies and has also worked extensively with the Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics at the University of Sydney. He has presented at numerous industry events including ACannabis (2020); Prohibition Partners Live (2020); and New Frontier Global Cannabis Town Hall (2020).
His industry analyses have been cited by Deloitte Access Economics; the Victorian Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources; the Commonwealth Office of Drug Control; the Commonwealth Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs; and the International Journal of Drug Policy. Rhys has also appeared in ABC News; The Age; The Sydney Morning Herald; and MJBiz Daily and currently writes articles for the recently founded Cannabiz cannabis e-news site.
Most recently, Rhys has been recognised by the Australian Cannabis & Hemp Awards as a medicinal cannabis public figure and influencer advancing cannabis law reform or normalisation.
As a Collaborative Partner, Rhys will be partnering AMCA through:
The Country Women’s Association of Australia (CWAA) was formed in 1945 to provide a single voice to the Federal Government on behalf of the individual State and Territory Associations. The first of these was NSW, which formed in 1922. Other mainland states had formed by 1928 and Tasmania by 1936.
All Country Women’s Associations are non-sectarian, non-party-political and not-for-profit. The National body is a Company Limited by Guarantee and interacts with the States and Territory under a Federated Model. It is the largest Women's NGO in Australia with over 17,000 members.
Its Objective is to advance the rights and equity of women, families and communities in Australia through advocacy and empowerment, especially for those living in regional, rural and remote Australia.
Its membership is diverse and includes women from all age groups; from urban and rural areas; from indigenous and CALD communities; working and retired.
As a Collaborative Partner, CWA will be partnering AMCA in:
The Society of Cannabis Clinicians is a nonprofit educational and scientific society of physicians and health care professionals dedicated to the education and research support of cannabis for medical use.
It is an international network of healthcare professionals and allies. Its global network is focused on clinical education, organizing, and research advice.
SCC supports the practice of evidence-based cannabinoid medicine and has a collection of research studies to guide clinical decision making. All included articles in its collection have been vetted by Board members to ensure that only rigorous, unbiased, and non-commercialized studies are included.
As a Collaborative Partner, SCC will be partnering AMCA in:
The Cannabis Law Reform Alliance is a group of individuals focused on addressing and improving various legal concerns in the field of cannabis (both medicinal and recreational).
Its modus operandi is to work through specific projects, latest of which is the Drive Change Campaign.
As a Collaborative Partner, Cannabis Law reform Alliance will be partnering AMCA in:
1. Engaging and collaborating with AMCA, on specific projects
2. Committing to regular meetings to exchange ideas, information and to plan complimentary activities