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Kokua Mau Monthly Meeting April 2019 Presentation on Medical Cannabis and Pain

April 25, 2019 @ 3:00 pm 5:00 pm

April’s topic:

What is the latest on Medical Cannabis and how can it be used for those with pain and serious illness?
  • What should we believe about the latest CBD craze?
  • How does CBD/THC affect inflammation and pain.
  • How can cannabis be used in place of opiates and benzodiazepines?
  • Are there drug interactions with chemotherapy and immune suppression drugs?
Since 2014, Wendy Gibson, PTA/RN/BSN/ACNA has been an American Cannabis Nurses Association member for over 5 years, a medical cannabis patient advocate, and is currently a cannabis nurse educator and the Field Organizer for The Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii (The Medical Cannabis Coalition of Hawaii.) She served on the HR48 Medical Cannabis Task Force (which helped shape HB321, the dispensary bill) and the ACT230 Medical Cannabis Dispensary Legislative Oversight Working Group’s Education Committee. She helped bring the first medical cannabis CEU and CME courses to Hawaii and was a Co-Presenter at the CEU course for nurses about the endocannabinoid system. NEW: We have set up a conference call for those who are unable to participate in person. Conference Dial-in Number (712) 775-7100; Participant Access Code 1079885#. For people who cannot join us in person, please send Jeannette an email to get the handouts. Hope to see you all there!

Thur. April 25, 2019 3pm-5pm Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin Multi-purpose Room, downstairs 1727 Pali Highway Honolulu, HI 96813

Please access to the temple campus is from driveway off Lusitana Street, not the Pali Highway.
  • There is plenty of free parking all around the buildings on the campus. Map on our dedicated webpage.
Take the first right on the Pali Highway after the merge with the H1 turn-off. Take a right on Lusitania and the driveway into the temple campus is to your right. There is a second entrance on the makai side, right after the bus stop, if you missed it. We are grateful for the temple to invite us and host our meetings for 2018. Many thanks to St. Francis for hosting for many years but their campus renovations means the meeting rooms are no longer available. Kokua Mau Monthly meeting at temple map


April 25
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin

1727 Pali Highway
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 United States
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