Political Nature of Healthcare & Research
Expert Panel Session | CNNC 2020
Advocacy and legal cannabis
How are you involved with health advocacy regarding cannabis?
Explore ways to advocate for plant medicine access, use, education, research, and the freedom to choose from a medical perspective.
Melanie Rose Rodgers is an advocate for plant medicine, entheogenic plants and fungi. Prior to working in cannabis, Melanie worked in advertising, marketing, nonprofits and in healthcare insurance.
Deborah (Deb) started her medical career as a combat medic in USAF. After she was medically discharged due to a diagnosis of epilepsy, she went on to work a variety of medical jobs. In 2010, she expanded her medical knowledge by graduating with her RN. She recently graduated Magna Cum Laude with her BSN. She is in the process of obtaining her master’s degree from the University of Maryland’s Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics program.