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Cannabis & Opiate Harm Reduction

DAY TWO Expert Panel Session | CNNC 2019

REPLAY ACCESS | This session is now available as part of the Rooted in Science: Nourished by Knowledge Program from CNNC 2019 – Learn More

PANEL TOPIC:

Opioids: Pain & Addiction

Could cannabis help heal the opioid crisis?

States with medical cannabis laws have a 25% lower opioid overdose mortality rate compared with states without medical cannabis laws. In addition, medical cannabis saves Medicare about $165 million annually in prescription costs alone.

Unravel the truth about pain, prescribed medication, opioid addiction from an in-depth and expansive view of how cannabis is involved with reducing pain, reducing prescribed medication use, and reducing death due to overdose incidents.

Panel Experts

Uwe Blesching

Uwe Blesching

Breaking the Cycle of Opioid Addiction

A medical writer and regular contributor to the cannabinoid health sciences, mind-body medicine, phytopharmacology, as well as evidence-based illness prevention and treatment protocols.

Marcie Cooper RN, MSN, AHN-BC

Marcie Cooper RN, MSN, AHN-BC

Dying for Relief

A hospice nurse for 10+ years, she believes this sacred journey is one of the most important places where knowledgeable cannabis nurses should be as the results for hospice patients are enormous.

You Belong here. Join Us.

The Cannabis Nurses Network is where licensed medical professionals become cannabis medicine experts. Members get incredible benefits and unprecedented access.