Cannabis: Protecting Patients and Reducing Harm
On May 18-20, 2017, Patients Out of Time will hold The Eleventh National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics in beautiful Berkeley, California! The theme for the conference will be “Cannabis: Protecting Patients and Reducing Harm.” #Patients2017
At The Eleventh National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics, faculty from around the world and across the US will present on their state-of-the-art scientific and medical research findings and clinical experiences, as well as cutting edge legal strategies and organizing tactics. While intended for health care professionals, this conference will be of great benefit for patients, legal professionals, and the public who wish to educate themselves about this remarkable plant.
Immediately prior to the main conference, on Thursday May 18th, Patients Out of Time will offer continuing education workshops. Over the years our pre-conference workshops have given us the opportunity to partner with other, specialized organizations working on medical cannabis, including Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access. These workshops are suited for people at all levels, from the novice to the most seasoned. This year, we’re pleased to offer workshops in four separate areas of focus, providing training for Physicians & Health Care Providers, Nurses, Attorneys, and Patients.
If you are on Twitter, the hashtag for this event is #Patients2017, and be sure that you’re following @PatientsOOTime for up-to-the-minute news, information, and conference updates!
This interdisciplinary event will also offer excellent opportunities to network with colleagues, and to review new products, services, and information from our Exhibitors! If you’re interested in exhibiting at The Eleventh National Clinical Conference, mmj17016-exhibitor-form-2017, fill it out, and email it to email@example.com.
Members of the media interested in covering the conference may click here to apply for credentials.
We negotiated an excellent room rate at the DoubleTree by Hilton Berkeley Marina, and we expect rooms to go quickly. Making your reservation using our group discount is easy. Just click here to get started.
If you call instead, the group name for the conference is:
Eleventh National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics
And our group code is:
That group code is to be used when making reservations online as well as by phone. The phone number for reservations is: 800-559-4655
Patients Out of Time is a 501c3 and your contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law, including donation of items for the auction and support for scholarship funds. If you are interested in donating any items for this year’s auction, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have also set up a scholarship fund to which you can contribute via paypal (btw, you won’t have to have an actual paypal account for that, that service lets you bypass that and just use your credit or debit card). Your donations allow people who have a limited income – including patients, activists, and veterans – to reap the benefits of attending this world-class conference.
We’ll see you in Berkeley this May!
To get an idea of what’s in store in 2017, check out these video highlights from previous years:
Fallout From Cannabis Prohibition – from the 2016 Patients Out of Time’s Conference in Baltimore, MD. Featuring Neill Franklin from LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition), Jeff and Chris Mizanskey, Dolores Halbin, and Paul Bregman. Heart rending tales of the legal abuse of victims in the war on marijuana.
Why Are We Poisoning Our Veterans? PTSD, TBI and Suicide – from the 2015 Patients Out of Time Conference in West Palm Beach, FL
Presenter Bryan Krumm, CPN,MSN,APRN-BC, with Veterans Perry Parks, Bob Jordan, and Jacques Stiegelman
Alan Silber, Michael Cutler & Connie Elkins McKelvey present legal issues regarding Healthcare Providers and Patients access to Herbal Cannabis. (Portland, OR, 2014)
Conference Highlights – 2015, West Palm Beach, Florida
Slideshow – 2016, Baltimore, Maryland
This slideshow was created using photographs from the acclaimed photographer David Sygall whose portfolio spans from iconic 1967 Jimi Hendrix images to the present.
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