8:30AM - REGISTRATION
Creative Activities All Day: Register in advance for a host of fun activities throughout the day from drawing, painting, yoga, creative watercolor, and modern dance the kickoff CannXperience Tour will consist of a surplus of fun, healthy things to do throughout the day.
9:15AM - MORNING SESSION
Health Sponsor Announcement by innovative biotech company Earth Science Tech, that operates in the fields of hemp cannabinoid (CBD), nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, medical device, research, and development. ETST offers CBD in the form of vitamins, minerals, herbs, botanicals, personal care products, homeopathies, functional foods and other products.
9:30AM - MORNING SESSION
"Opening Ceremony" Dr. Jeffrey Block is a world-class horticulturist and naturalist. He is a nationally respected authority in both the health-care and natural earth sciences concerning botanical medicine education and research, and the principal partner of Nurturing Nature® Group Consultants, a professional independent consultancy providing client organizations with advanced scientific guidance.
10:00AM - MORNING SESSION
Topic: "Cannabis Advocacy: Then and NOW". Hon. Judge Doug Bench is a retired lawyer and judge, who after retirement, over the last 10 years, has written several bestselling books, helping people to greatly improve the performance of their brain. But more recently Doug was diagnosed with a terminal disease (COPD) causing him to do a 360 on medical marijuana and become an active advocate for patient rights.
10:30AM - KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Topic: "Medical Cannabis: Opportunities and Challenges". Sasha Noe, DO, PhD is a dual doctorate, board-certified award-winning physician and researcher, best-selling author, international speaker and medical cannabis expert. As the only known physician in the US with a PhD specifically in cannabinoid research.
11:15AM - MORNING SESSION
Topic: Florida Senator Gary Farmer will be discussing his new Florida Hemp Bill 2018 to expand opportunities for all Florida ranchers and farmers. Hemp has been legal in Florida since 2017, but state researchers say that the Sunshine State’s unusual climate means it could be years before private farmers can sign up to try the new crop. Senator Farmer has a different plan.
11:30AM - MORNING SESSION
Wellness Sponsor Announcement Curaleaf offers patients relief through a range of all-natural medical marijuana products, including low-THC, high-CBD cannabis and full-strength medical marijuana. A license MMTC, Curaleaf boast 50+ years of horticultural expertise through its family-owned, third-generation farm.
11:45AM - MORNING SESSION
Topic: "Patient Care and Medical Marijuana". Dr. John Simons is a family medicine doctor in Jacksonville, Florida and is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Jacksonville. He received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.
12:00PM - MORNING SESSION
Topic: "Innovation in Cannabis Science and the EndoCannabiniod System". Dr. Michelle Weiner is the Director of PRIME Wellness in South Florida. She is Double Board Certified in Interventional Pain Management and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is one of the pain physicians for Spine and Wellness Centers of America.
12:30PM - MULTI-SENSORY PANEL
This is where the senses rise a level as we engage all perspectives from doctors, wellness advocates, patients and more. Dr. Sasha Noe will be joined by Dr. Terel Newton, Dr. Ann Marie-Wong, M.D. of Medverde,, Dr. Michelle Weiner OF Prime Wellness, Dr. John Simons, and moderator Dr. Jeffrey S. Block for a special panel discussion about the entourage effect of medical cannabis
2:00PM - AFTERNOON SESSION
Topic: "The Transitioning From Opioids to Medical Cannabis". Dr. Terel Newton is an Interventional Pain Management Physician and a Board Certified Anesthesiologist at the Holistic Cannabis Center in Jacksonville, Florida. He is the Medical Director of the Minorities for Medical Marijuana and is one of 5 doctors at Sun Coast Hospital who specialize in Anesthesiology.
2:15PM - AFTERNOON SESSION
Topic: "Cannabis for Detox and Lessening the Use of Narcotic Pain RX for Suffering Patients". Dr. Kamlet is a pain medicine specialist in Miami Beach, FL and has been practicing for 36 years. His customer relationship feedback is Immaculate. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara / Faculty of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in pain medicine, age management medicine, and now, cannabis medicine.