Children Are The Future

Expert Panel Session | CNNC 2019


What about the kids?

What should parents & pediatricians understand about cannabis?

There’s been an increase in parents of chronically ill pediatric patients who are turning to cannabis as a potential solution for their child’s medical condition. These parents are calling on doctors and nurses to help them appropriately treat children with cannabis.

Explore the ABCs and 123s of cannabis medicine and children. The pediatric endocannabinoid system has special needs and considerations. Learn about the role of a nurse regarding risks and benefits related to cannabinoid therapeutics for infants, children, and youth.

Panel Experts

Tracy Ryan

The award-winning founder behind CannaKids and the nonprofit What started as a brain tumor diagnosis in her infant daughter when she was only 8 1/2 months old has turned into a silver lining that has caused a global shift in the way cannabis medicine is looked at for pediatrics.

Kris Morwood

Kris Morwood has passionately focused her career in the Non-Profit sector for the past 2 decades. She is working to establish a Social Responsibility Coalition, for members of the cannabis and hemp industries. 

Jessie Gill, RN

A cannabis nurse with a background in holistic health and hospice. After suffering a spinal injury, she reluctantly became a medical marijuana patient then quickly transitioned into an advocate. Her site, educates about cannabis while challenging the stigma against marijuana use.