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Inaugural CannaHealth Forum

Join us at our inaugural CannaHealth Forum, presented by Coast Drive Management, and sponsored by Myriam's Hope , Veda Chews , and Flow Kana with the support of the San Diego Cannabis Delivery Alliance & the San Diego Chapter of Americans for Safe Access.

Cannabis has a long history of use for treating pain and modern research has supported this therapeutic effect. The opioid “epidemic” is touching many lives, as opioids are involved in 3 out of 5 drug-related deaths.

There is a lot of information circulating around the topic of cannabis as a substitute for prescription drugs. Opiate users may be interested in the role of cannabis for discontinuing opiates use. 

This forum will be a discussion on how cannabis may be an adjunctive pain reliever, what cannabis and opiates have in common, how they differ, and how pain doctors and naturopathic doctors are working together to provide alternatives for those who would like to decrease opioid use and increase quality of life.  

The CannaHealth Forum will address these topics in detail, providing background and evidence for cannabis use and discussion by two local doctors who incorporate this into their clinical practice.

Speakers

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Michelle Sexton, ND

Assistant Adjunct Professor, department of anesthesiology
Volunteer Clinical Instructor, family medicine & public health
UCSD

Since 2008,  Dr. Sexton has been helping patients restore the balance to their endocannabinoid system by offering tailored wellness plans for her patients. Dr. Sexton’s approach is patient-centered, based on each patient’s unique biochemistry and genetics, for a functional and systems approach to wellness. The endocannabinoid system provides a foundational approach for a whole person medicine and Dr. Sexton provides education and guidance for the use of medical cannabis. 

Education

In addition to six years of formal study of cannabinoid pharmacology, as both a pre-doctoral and postdoctoral fellow at the University of Washington, she has received degrees in the following fields

Naturopathic Doctor - Bastyr University
Bachelor of Science - Horticulture

Jamie Corroon, ND MPH

Founder, Center for Medical Cannabis Education
Medical Director, Center for Medical Cannabis Education

Dr. Corroon is committed to investigating the important clinical and public health questions resulting from the broadening acceptance of cannabis in society. He founded the Center for Medical Cannabis Education as a resource for evidence-based information for patients and clinicians regarding the safe, effective and legal use of cannabis for medical purposes. The Center also conducts clinical research and offers consulting services to organizations developing medical cannabis products and services.

Education

In addition to being a post-doctoral research fellow at National University of Natural Medicine, Dr. Corroon has completed the University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Abuse training in the subject of medicinal cannabis and chronic pain. Dr. Corroon has also received certification from the Society of Cannabis Clinicians for Clinical Cannabinoid Medicine.

Naturopathic Doctor - Bastyr University
Masters, Public Health in Epidemiology - San Diego State University 


CannaHealth Forum Event Details

This is a FREE public event. 

 

When: 

April 4th, 2018 • 6PM

Where:

San Diego Indoor Sports Club
3030 Front Street
San Diego, CA 92103

 

Our Sponsors

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Myriam's Hope

Private and discreet non-profit medical cannabis collective providing high quality cannabis oil medicine for accurate dosages with no unwanted side effects.

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Veda Chews

Medical cannabis infused high CBD "medibles" that are vegan, gluten free and sugar free for pain management and the treatment of other ailments.

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Flow Kana

We pride ourselves on being the first sustainable, sun-grown cannabis brand to represent California's most special micro-climates and their small farmer ecosystems. We partner with, and give scale to, premier artisan farmers in the Emerald Triangle who focus on small batch, boutique strains. Our products are available throughout the Golden State.

Our Supporters

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San Diego Cannabis Delivery Alliance

Established in 2017, SDCDA formed to fill a gap in public and political presence for the burgeoning cannabis delivery industry of San Diego. SDCDA is a membership organization unifying delivery services in San Diego city and county, in expectation of legalization and licensure in 2018.

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Americans For Safe Access - San Diego Chapter

The mission of Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is to ensure safe and legal access to cannabis (marijuana) for therapeutic use and research. With over 100,000 active members in all 50 states, ASA is the largest national member-based organization of patients, medical professionals, scientists and concerned citizens promoting safe and legal access to cannabis for therapeutic use and research. ASA works to overcome political, social and legal barriers by creating policies that improve access to medical cannabis for patients and researchers through legislation, education, litigation, research, grassroots empowerment, advocacy and services for patients, governments, medical professionals, and medical cannabis providers.