Dr Arno Hazekamp, PhD

Chief Scientist at Bedrocan

Dr. Arno Hazekamp, studied at Leiden University, the Netherlands, where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in the field of Molecular Biology, followed by an MSc in Biopharmaceutical Sciences. After finishing his research on traditional Thai medicine, he graduated with honours in 2000.

Arno was actively involved in setting up the medicinal cannabis programme of the Dutch Health Ministry, and became a strong advocate of a more science-based approach to the medicinal use of cannabis in the Netherlands and abroad. Arno runs a 5-day Masterclass in the Netherlands where he teaches on various aspects of the cannabis plant and extractions.