This year, the Grow Up Conference and Expo in Niagara Falls is adding a full day, inaugural Cannabis meets HealthCare seminar to the schedule. Specifically designed for and marketed to the medical community this ticketed event features speakers discussing the endocannabinoid system, risks and legal considerations around cannabis impairment, opioid reduction, dosing and delivery methods, Baby Boomers, diagnosis and prescribing for medical cannabis, and a discussion about the Canadian Medical Association.
Top Cannabinoids Including Terpenes
Plena Global Holdings is pleased to announce that our Medical Director, Dr. David Hepburn will be giving a presentation on Top Cannabinoids Including Terpenes. Dr. Hepburn is renowned for his cannabinoid knowledge and expertise. He is an award-winning author and speaker and is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians (SCC), International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines (IACM), the Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids (CCIC) and Physicians for Medical Cannabis (PMC).
“With the importance of the entourage effect being continually underscored scientifically, attention is being turned to what contributes to that effect.” Said Dr. Hepburn. “Terpenes are running front and centre, both on how they work synergistically with cannabinoids as well as their independent actions. I am happy to address some of the exciting potentials, possibilities and promises that exist there.”
Cannabinoids and Advocacy
Dr. Hepburn has been advocating on behalf medical cannabis to the medical community for years and recently participated in regulatory discussions with the Peruvian Health Minister Dr. Silvia Pessah-Eljay, in his role as a representative for International Medical Cannabis Advisors, the government relations arm of Plena Global Holdings. Dr. Pessah-Eljay said “I have read Dr. Hepburn’s papers and feel that common sense and the good science behind the human ECS (endocannabinoid system) trumps all else. Medical cannabis can help harness the ECS for the many who may need it.” Dr. Pessah-Eljay reversed the Peruvian Government’s previously proposed restrictions on THC which would have limited cannabis oils to only .5% THC for medical purposes.
The Grow up Conference, scheduled for September 7-8 in Niagara Falls will showcase more than 200 exhibitors and 100 speakers including an opening keynote by Kevin O’Leary.