Keynotes & Presentations

Full Text of Kirk Tousaw’s Speech at City Hall’s Public Hearing on the Regulation of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries in Vancouver

Good evening. Thank you for the opportunity to speak. My name is Kirk Tousaw of the Tousaw Law Corporation and I practice law almost exclusively in the area of cannabis and medicinal cannabis access and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. I represent several dispensaries in Vancouver and across Canada. My Vancouver clients have been...

Kirk Tousaw on the panel, “Legal and Ethics: Guidelines and Practical Tools for Therapists,” at the 2nd Annual Psychedelic Psychotherapy Forum

“After nearly forty years of prohibition, a new wave of research has emerged in the past decade exploring the efficacy of psychedelic substances (LSD, Ibogaine, Ayahuasca, MDMA, Psilocybin, and Cannabis) in the treatment of addictions, trauma, PTSD, end of life anxiety, and depression. This groundbreaking forum provides opportunities to  engage with researchers, academics, and therapists from a variety...

Kirk Tousaw to discuss Government Policy and Public Activism at the Cannabis Conference 2015 (Vancouver)

Never before has there been such a wealth of information and research on the practical, therapeutic and medicinal uses of Cannabis, as well as a growing understanding and acceptance of Cannabis on the part of the general public. However with over 80 Cannabis dispensaries in Vancouver alone, increasing concerns about formal regulation from federal Health...