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Opioid & Medical Cannabis Education

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179 King St West

179 King Street West

Rapsody Restaurant

Kitchener, ON N2G 1A9

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Opioid & Medical Cannabis Education Event (6pm to 8:30pm)
Dinner Included
179 King St W, Kitchener

 Understanding Medical Cannabis
 Opioid & Cannabis dynamics
 Applying the use of Medical Cannabis in Clinical Situations
 Understanding upcoming recreational cannabis legalization July 1st 2018

Agenda:

6-6:10 pm

David Schenk, Bridge Street Consulting Inc.

  • Welcome and introduction to the speakers

6:10-6:30pm

Alex Revich, CEO, Cannabis in Clinical Practice

  • Cannabis 101 - understanding the basics (THC vs CBD, medical vs recreational)
  • Ailments that medical Cannabis may help with such as pain, anxiety, PTSD, cancer, crohn's, multiple scleroses, etc.
  • Guidelines for physicians who want to refer possible patients to medical cannabis clinics

6:30pm- 7pm

Norm Buckley, BA (Psych), MD, FRCP(C) Chair, Professor & Chair; Department of Anesthesia; Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine; McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

• Discuss and apply the newly updated Canadian Opioid Guideline and the rationale for the changes

7-7:45pm

Lydia Hatcher, MD, CCFP, FCFP, CHE; Chief, Department of Family Medicine, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

  • Recognize the rationale and current process for medical use of cannabis for pain
  • Conditions for Which Medical Cannabis Has Been Studied and Shown Efficacy
  • How do you Assess / What are the Risks /What are the Benefits
  • Dosing / The Prescribing Process

7:45pm-8:30pm

Round Table Discussion moderated by David Schenk:

a) education for cannabis patients, customers and youth

b) medical cannabis insurance (accessible, safe, affordable, reliable, and equally recognized as a prescription medication)

c) the dynamics of the opioid crisis and medical cannabis

d) ramifications of anticipated lack of legal cannabis supply after July 1st 2018

• Kevin Hall, COO of International Cannabis Solutions and Executive Director of Chronic Pain Toronto, International Cannabis Solutions, based out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

• Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM) TBA

• Alex Revich, CEO, Cannabis in Clinical Practice, Toronto Ontario

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