The CT Medical Cannabis Program- Examining the Palliative Use of Marijuana

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Middlesex Community College- Chapman Hall

100 Training Hill Road

Middletown, CT 06457

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The CT Medical Cannabis Program--A Community Conversation Examining the Palliative use of Marijuana

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This conference will provide participants the opportunity to explore the role of Medical Cannabis in managing individual, social, and emotional wellbeing management, and symptoms of debilitating diagnosis that impact individual's quality of life.

Participants will be guided through the CT Medical Marijuana Program, the science behind the use of marijuana as medicine, the delivery and dosage forms of medical marijuana, patient-centered care for certified patients and implications for the healthcare teams.

Guest Speakers Include:

Angelo DeFazio, RPh- The president and CEO of Arrow Pharmacies and founder and owner of Arrow Alternative Care Medical Marijuana Centers. He has been active in pharmacy related issues at both state and national levels. As chair of the CT Pharmacist Association Legislative Committee he was influential in the design and implementation of the CT pharmacist directed medical marijuana program and regulation enacted in September of 2012. He is also the current chair of the CT Board of Pharmacy Commission and has been awarded several honors including the NCPA National Pharmacist of the Year, CT Pharmacist of the Year, and the University of CT Distinguished Alumni Award.

State Representative Quentin “Q” Phipps- is honored to serve the residents of Middletown in the 100th District, which includes the Downtown, Northend, South Fire District, Wesleyan Hills and Wesleyan University areas. Quentin takes great pride in his involvement with numerous charitable and service organizations. He serves on the Middlesex United Way Board of Directors, Middletown Racial Justice Coalition (steering committee), Middlesex Substance Abuse Action Council Board of Directors and as an active member in Cross Street Zion A.M.E. Church, Middletown Young Democrats, The Community Foundation of Middlesex County Live Local Give Local 365 Fund, and the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Alliance (steering committee). Quentin is a former Columbus House (formerly Red Cross) Chocolate to the Rescue event Chair. “Q” has also served on the board of directors for Middlesex Historical Society and Mount Saint John Academy and president of Connecticut Young Democrats.

*Continental Breakfast Included

*CEU's will be provided

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Middlesex Community College- Chapman Hall

100 Training Hill Road

Middletown, CT 06457

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