Justin is a Research Fellow at the NICM Health Research Institute, an international leader in integrative medicine research based at Western Sydney University. He is also the co-ordinator of the Australian Medicinal Cannabis Research & Education Collaboration (AMCREC) and for the last 4 years has also served on United in Compassion’s Scientific Advisory Board, Australia’s leading medicinal cannabis patient advocacy group, in a pro bono capacity. His scientific background is in pharmacognosy (i.e. drugs that come from plants), but his research interests extend into botany, ethnopharmacology, analytical phytochemistry and psychopharmacology. He is currently a co-investigator on several medicinal cannabis clinical research projects and has presented over 60 medicinal cannabis lectures to medical practitioners, nurses, pharmacists and the general public since May 2016. Justin has published on the topics of cannabis and the endocannabinoid system, pain management and herb/drug interactions in peer reviewed publications and is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians and International Cannabinoid Research Society.