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Medical Marijuana: Benefits, Opportunities and Risks

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Pennington Biomedical Research Center

6400 Perkins Road

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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Medical Marijuana: Benefits, Opportunities and Risks
November 14, 2019 • 8:00am – 2:00pm Pennington Conference Center, Baton Rouge, LA
An information transfer forum to provide updates on health and environmental topics of general interest Presented as a public service by the Environment & Health Council of Louisiana (E&HCL)
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8:00 Registration & Coffee

Exhibition Hall
8:15 Welcome & Introductory Remarks John Hightower President, E&HCL John P. Kirwan, PhD Executive Director, Pennington Biomedical Research Center

8:30 - Keynote Address: Regulatory Approach to Medical Marijuana in Louisiana
Mike Strain, Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry

9:30 -Break

10:00 Panel Growers & Advocates
John Davis, President, GB Sciences Louisiana Janana Snowden, PhD, Director, Southern Institute for Medicinal Plants Jesse McCormick, Executive Director, Louisiana Association for Therapeutic Alternatives

11:30 - Lunch Break

Free box lunches for first 200 registered attendees

11:35 - 12:30

Lunch Speaker

Panel Medical/Caregivers & Patients

Colorado Experience – guest speaker TBD

Zachary Smith, R.T.(R)(T), MBA Director - Radiation Oncology/Respiratory Care Baton Rouge General Medical Center Randy J Mire, Pharm.D, CEO, Capitol Wellness Solutions Gary Hess, patient
2:00 - Adjourn






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