Maria Papaefstathiou, Greece
THE INVITATION
The IRPC and its co-founder Maria Papaefstathiou invited 50 designers from 27 countries to participate in the first Cannabis Poster Exhibition. 43 posters were submitted and were exhibited at the BALKANNABIS EXPO in Athens, Greece, on June 1-3, 2018. The EXPO is an international trade fair and conference on medical cannabis and hemp applications. More than 120 exhibitors and 30+ world-renowned speakers convened at the event.
The main goal of the Cannabis Poster Exhibition was to raise awareness of the healing properties of the cannabis plant and its many uses. 
Participating designers:
Alexandros Papantoniou, Cyprus; Alon Braier, Israel; André Hutchinson, Jamaica; Andrew Cachia, Malta; Anthony Smith, Jamaica; Babak Safari, Iran; Byoungil Sun, South Korea; Chaz Maviyane-Davies, Zimbabwe; Christopher Scott, Ecuador; David Jiménez, Ecuador; Elmer Sosa, Mexico; Eric Boelts, USA; Erin Wright, USA; Frank Arbelo, Cuba; Gabriel Benderski, Uruguay; George Chandrinos, Greece; Irwan Harnoko, Indonesia; Jacek Tofil, Poland; Jos Vergauwe, Belgium; Manos Stamatinos, Greece; Mario Fuentes, Ecuador; Maria Papaefstathiou, Greece; Mary Anne Pennington, USA; Mi Jung Lee, South Korea; Onur Askin, Turkey; Pantelis Toutounopoulos, Greece; Rosario Nocera, Italy; Roy Villalobos, USA/Mexico; Saleh Zanganeh, Iran; Sashoy Brewry, Jamaica; Sonia Diaz and Gabriel Martinez, Spain; Vasilis Grivas, Greece; Xu Li, China; Zafer Lehilmer, Turkey.
THE POSTERS
Alexandros Papantoniou, Cyprus
Alon Braier, Israel
André Hutchinson, Jamaica
André Hutchinson, Jamaica
Andrew Cachia, Malta
Anthony Smith, Jamaica
Babak Safari, Iran
Byoungil Sun, South Korea
Chaz Maviyane-Davies, Zimbabwea
Christopher Scott, Ecuador
David Jiménez, Ecuador
Elmer Sosa, Mexico
Eric Boelts, USA
Erin Wright, USA
Frank Arbelo, Cuba
Gabriel Benderski, Uruguay
George Chandrinos, Greece
Irwan Harnoko, Indonesia
Jacek Tofil, Poland
Jacek Tofil, Poland
Jos Vergauwe, Belgium
Manos Stamatinos, Greece
Maria Papaefstathiou, Greece 
Maria Papaefstathiou, Greece
Maria Papaefstathiou, Greece
Maria Papaefstathiou, Greece
Mario Fuentes, Ecuador
Mary Anne Pennington, USA. The Healing Properties of Medical Cannabis
Mi Jung Lee, South Korea
Onur Askin, Turkey
Onur Askin, Turkey
Pantelis Moustache Toutounopoulos
Pantelis Moustache Toutounopoulos
Rosario Nocera, Italy
Roy Villalobos, USA/Mexico
Saleh Zanganeh, Iran
Sashoy Brewry, Jamaica
Sonia Diaz and Gabriel Martinez, Spain
Vasilis Grivas, Greece
Xu Li, China
Xu Li, China
Zafer Lehilmer, Turkey
ΤΗΕ ΕΧΗΙΒΙΤΙΟΝ
The exhibition was a big success with 50 iconic and unique poster designs seen by hundreds of visitors who showed great interest in having the exhibition tour to other countries. The posters were available for sale and proceeds were donated to solidarity organizations working with unescorted refugee children in Greece.