Medicanna is leading the cannabis industry
in Greece and Cyprus

We align your business with current cannabis laws and establish your place in this new market. We bring to your business the experience and technological expertise of the foremost cannabis market in the world, the USA.

Our experience helps clients capture opportunities in all segments of the cannabis industry in Greece, Cyprus — and entry into the EU. Our services are tailored to each client’s individual needs. Our competitive advantage is our knowledge of the market, the legal and cultural context in Greece and Cyprus and our strategic partnerships with leading cannabis businesses in the USA.

Medicanna - Team

Meet the team

We have more than two decades of experience in Greek and Cypriot public policy, government affairs and import/export services. Because the rules are still being written, building a trustworthy and experienced team is essential to your long term success. We look forward to discussing how we can be of service in securing your place in this dynamic new community.

Criss Vamvoukis


Criss brings more than 30 years of experience in international import/ export business and more than 20 years of presence in the markets of Greece and Cyprus. He is the CEO of Vamvoukis Group S.A., a prominent group of companies established in 1956 in Greece. Criss has built and operated successful businesses in cutting edge technology, defence equipment, integrated automation systems, advanced electronic equipment, security services, professional cleaning services, promotional services and more. He holds degrees in computer programming and analysis and in electronic engineering.

Annie Camarioti

Business Development, EU

Annie has worked for more than 15 years in the international non profit sector. Her work has consisted in supporting international reform initiatives, related to public administration reform, human rights, judicial reform and human resources capacity building. She is an adept project manager and team builder. Through her work, she has been actively involved in transposing EU directives and brings knowledge and understanding of the workings of the legislative framework in the European Union. She has worked with the United Nations, the European Union and the World Bank. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Management & Business Administration and a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University in New York.

Elizabeth Ashford Davis

Business Development, USA

Elizabeth is among California’s most experienced and respected public affairs professionals. She spent seven years at the highest levels of state government, serving as Attorney General Kamala Harris’ Chief of Staff, Governor Jerry Brown’s Chief Deputy Press Secretary and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Chief Deputy for Cabinet and Communications. As a key advisor to high-profile elected officials, she is both a policy and communications expert. She also brings extensive experience in the private sector — serving as a senior advisor to Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 businesses in the U.S. and London — and understands the rulebooks that companies must follow to remain compliant and competitive. Elizabeth sits on the executive board of the Los Angeles Cannabis Task Force, and was recently appointed to the California Highway Patrol’s Impaired Driving Task Force. She holds a bachelor’s degree from UCLA and a master’s degree from Columbia University.

Aggelos Tsirmpas

Communications and Media

Aggelos brings more than 10 years of experience in public affairs and communications. He is both a policy and communications expert. He has been actively involved in the public affairs field in Greece and has networked and advocated in turning points in the recent years of the Greek political scene. He is the sales manager for the Hellenic school books. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a master’s degree in Political Science.