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Rhys Cohen has been advising cannabis companies since 2016

He specialises in strategic advice, research, analysis, and creative solutions to challenges faced by both public and private sector enterprises​



Click to download Rhys' Masters thesis, "Medicinal cannabis policy reforms in contemporary Australia"

Rhys has delivered consulting projects to many of Australia’s leading cannabis companies and is currently the Global Partnerships and Engagement Advisor at Penington Institute.

He sits on the non-executive advisory board of the Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics at the University of Sydney, and was previously editor-at-large at Cannabiz, Australia's leading B2B industry publication. 

He has presented at numerous industry events including ACannabis; MJBiz; Prohibition Partners; and New Frontier. 

His industry analysis has 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.

He has also appeared in ABC News; The Age; The Sydney Morning Herald; and MJBiz Daily.

Rhys is not a lawyer and nothing that he says or writes is intended as legal advice.

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