Previous Conferences

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Past Conference Locations:

2016 – Baltimore, MD
The Tenth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics

“Cannabis: A Botanical Medicine”

2015 – West Palm Beach, FL
The Ninth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics

2014 — Portland, OR
The Eighth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics

“The Endocannabinoid System and Age-Related Illnesses”

Jointly sponsored by Patients Out of Time and the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine

 

2012 — Tucson, AZ
The Seventh National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics

“The Endocannabinoid System: Clinical Implications for Health Care”

 

2010 — Warwick, RI
Accredited Medical Cannabis Therapeutics Conference April, 2010 in Rhode Island

 

2008 — Pacific Grove, CA
The Fifth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics

“Re: Entering Mainstream Medicine”

The Fifth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics, held in Pacific Grove, California, was co-sponsored and accredited by the University of California, San Francisco’s School of Medicine. Supporting organizations included the California Nurses Association, Mothers Against Misuse and Abuse (MAMA), and the Compassion Club of Santa Barbara. The conference faculty included researchers from the U.S., Canada, Israel and The Netherlands. Our theme served to remind attendees that cannabis was a mainstream medicine prior to its wrongful prohibition based on reefer madness and to announce its re-introduction to mainstream medicine based on the booming research in the cannabinoid field today.

 

2006 — Santa Barbara, CA

The Fourth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics

“The Mind – Body Connection”

The Fourth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics was held in Santa Barbara, California, hosted by City College of Santa Barbara and accredited by the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.

 

2004 – Charlottesville, VA
The Third National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics

“Cannabis Use Through the Lifespan”

The third in the series of National Clinical Conferences on Cannabis Therapeuticswas held in Charlottesville, VA, co-sponsored by the Virginia Nurses Association, the Pain Management Center and the Medical, Law and Nursing Schools of the University of Virginia, known in the U.S. for its conservative ways. The faculty included the world’s finest cannabis researchers, clinicians, patients and caregivers from the US, England, Israel, and Canada. At this venue cannabis use as medicine ranged from the therapeutic use by infants and children to use at end of life with Hospice patients.

 

2002 – Portland, OR
The Second National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics

“Analgesia and Other Indications”

Co-sponsored by the Oregon Department of Human Services, Health Services; Oregon Nurses Association; Mothers Against Misuse and Abuse; and the Portland Community College Institute of Health Professionals. This conference featured the results of The Chronic Cannabis Use Study, otherwise know as “The Missoula Study” – the only evaluation of how over twenty years of federally supplied smoked marijuana affected four US legal patients. The theme, Analgesia and Other Indications, was chosen because chronic pain was the most frequently claimed indication for meicinal cannabis use.

 

2000 — Iowa City, IA
The First National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics

“Science – Based Clinical Applications”

Co-sponsored by Patients Out of Time and the College of Medicine and the College of Nursing of the University of Iowa, was the first accredited therapeutic cannabis education program held in the US since 1860. The entire conference was broadcast live to various locations including McGill University in Canada and to the health education network of the State of Oregon.The sponsorships of the Colleges of Medicine and Nursing were critical to our work, enabling the agenda to be accredited for professional education for MD’s, RN’s, SW’s, JD’s and other professionals. To be so honored the faculty and the presentations had to meet the highest of academic standards. All conferences in the series have received this accredited status. The faculty was of the highest quality; the press response supportive and the studies were presented under the theme of Science Based Clinical Applications, forming a benchmark of knowledge from which there has been no retreat.