California Seniors Attend Medical Cannabis Conference Over Weekend

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This past weekend there was a one day Medical Cannabis Conference for Seniors which featured presentations by Dr. William Courtney and Dr. Donald Abrams, who are both well respected in the medical community. California has been on the forefront of the medical marijuana push, as they passed Proposition 215 in 1996. This allowed physicians to provide recommendations for certain qualified patients to use medical marijuana legally under state law. However federal law is not the same, and now 15 years later it is still in opposition to states like California who have passed their own medical marijuana laws. Now that the notion of medical marijuana has been around in California for a number of years, seniors are starting to warm up to the idea, and more could follow if there are other events like the Medical Cannabis Conference last weekend in Laguna Woods, Orange County.

 

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