TDCANN Insititute in Ohio has announced a seminar series on cannabis for public officials, healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, and the public.
The premier seminar for ‘The Cannabis Impact: Opportunities, Issues, and Challenges for Ohio’ will take place February 4, 2017 at The Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square in Columbus, Ohio.
The seminar is designed to educate the community about the cannabis plant, its varying medicinal properties, its impact on health outcomes, as well as the role and impact of cannabis on the local, state, and national stage. The role of business and potential opportunities and ramifications will also be discussed.
The objectives for the first seminar are to:
Examine the key aspects of the cannabis industry being introduced to Ohio, and the importance of education Understand the history of cannabis in Ohio Review the current state of science and research regarding cannabis and the Endocannabinoid System Understanding of risk and benefits of the industry for the patient, businessperson, and governmental officials on a local and statewide level Assess the significance of cannabis in other states and the lessons that have been learned Discuss the needs, opportunities, and barriers for collaboration among, across, and within the governmental role, the healthcare role, the business person role, and the role of the patient.
Dr. Debra L. Kimless — an anesthesiologist and internationally acclaimed cannabis health care expert and researcher — will give the seminar’s keynote address. Dr. Kimless brings a truly unique level of experience to the table, having studied with many internationally recognized cannabis researchers. Dr. Kimless’ current work covers microdosing with cannabis oils and patient outcomes.
Don E. Wirtshafter, Esq., an Ohio attorney, entrepreneur, and a pioneer of the cannabis industry will address the state of Ohio’s history with the cannabis plant. “DonE” Wirtshafter has been a member of the International Cannabinoid