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    • 06 Apr 2017
    • 8:30 AM
    • 07 Apr 2017
    • 3:30 PM
    • South San Francisco Conference Center 255 South Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA 94080 Phone: (650) 877-8787

    Update your knowledge in the field of Medical-Surgical Nursing at this Conference presented by Bay Area Educators and Healthcare Facilities

    About Us 
    For over 25 years the Medical Surgical Nursing Conference has been an annual event in the Bay Area. The conference was first held in 1990, the brainchild of a group of volunteer nurse educators who wanted to contribute to the professional growth of bedside nurses working in the med-surg specialty. Their mission was to provide an opportunity for these nurses to update their knowledge, to network with one another, and to have an occasion to celebrate their profession.

    The mission of the succeeding conferences has remained unchanged but over the years the participant base has broadened to include nurses from around the nation and even international attendees. Amazingly, some of the educators involved in the very first event remain on the planning committee for the 2017 conference.

    We encourage you to take a look at the upcoming agenda and register early for the conference.
    Looking forward to seeing you in April.

    • 09 Apr 2017
    • (EDT)
    • 11 Apr 2017
    • (EDT)
    • The Joseph b. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School

    For more information, and to register, please visit:

    From the CannMed 2017 Site: 

    "The Cannabis plant is truly remarkable, producing a broad spectrum of pharmacologically active phytochemicals, including cannabinoids, terpenoids, and phenolic compounds.

    The major cannabinoids, THC and CBD, have been extensively studied in recent decades and have been shown to have therapeutic effects on the endocannabinoid system and other important signaling pathways. Animal studies and clinical trials in human subjects suggest potential benefits across a broad range of therapeutic areas, including: epilepsy, spasticity in multiple sclerosis, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, chronic pain, migraine, fibromyalgia, neuroinflammation, inflammatory bowel disease, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, and the treatment of a variety of cancer types.

    This research has caused a lift of cannabis prohibition in a number of states and countries, as voters and government officials now recognize the many therapeutic benefits cannabis provides. Now more than ever, research into the safety, quality, and efficacy of cannabis is critical as these municipalities draft legislation that will regulate how the plant is produced, distributed, and consumed.

    The CannMed 2017 Conference will be a gathering of the greatest minds in medical cannabis research, where they will discuss the work they are doing to better understand this remarkable plant and how their work will shape future cannabis regulations."

    • 21 Apr 2017
    • 22 Apr 2017
    • David L. Lawrence Convention Center | Pittsburgh, PA

    World Medical Marijuana & Business Conference & Expo

    Roll out the red carpet and attend our VIP ONLY event on Friday, April 21 for free drinks, appetizers, and live entertainment! Get a chance to meet and network with our sponsors, leading medical marijuana educators, businesses, and associations. Also, don’t miss your chance for a meet and greet with former NFL star, Ricky Williams, and other featured guest speakers!

    We continue Saturday with a full day of events, including a medical education conference, educational seminars, panel discussions, and various business opportunities. We will also be featuring over 200 medical marijuana based businesses/companies with display booths from all over the USA and the world.

    For more information

    • 22 Apr 2017
    • 11:00 AM
    • 23 Apr 2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • Hynes Convention Center 900 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02115

    2017 New England Cannabis Convention: April 22-23

    With the potential of earth-shattering growth and change that will hit the New England Cannabis Industry if  the recreational marijuana use bills pass in Maine and/or Massachusetts, the specific sessions for the convention won’t be finalized until December.  That being said, and regardless of the outcome of the Nov. 8th ballots, our programming will be the largest and most comprehensive educational and informative industry event EVER in the north east and will feature:

    3 separate programming tracks:

    • Medical Marijuana Education & application: uses, treatments, methods, and the latest medical advances
    • Cannabis/Hemp Industry careers, businesses, and investment Opportunities
    • Discussions and live demos on growing, lighting, cloning, harvesting, extracting, and making oils, salves, edibles, and more

    • 18 May 2017
    • (EDT)
    • 20 May 2017
    • (EDT)
    • Berkeley, CA
    Patients Out of Time2017 National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics

    Cannabis: Protecting Patients and Reducing Harm

    On May 18-20, 2017, Patients Out of Time will hold The Eleventh National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics in beautiful Berkeley, California! The theme for the conference will be “Cannabis: Protecting Patients and Reducing Harm.” #Patients2017

    More info at:

    • 02 Jun 2017
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 03 Jun 2017
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Maritime Conference Center, 692 Maritime Blvd, Linthicum Heights, Maryland, 21090
    Medical Training Course with CME credit targeted for:
    • Physicians
    • Recommending Physicians
    • Nurses
    • Pharmacists
    • Medical Directors (MD specific)
    • Patient Services Directors (MD specific)

    United Patients group is a premier organization devoted in teaching best practices in the realm of Cannabinoid Therapeutics. UPG's Medical Educational Conferences are well known in the industry to provide CME and continuing education credit for all Physicians, Nurses and NOW Pharmacists who attend. UPG has the distinction of being the FIRST accredited Pharmacology in Cannabis resource in the country!
    For more information, please visit

    • 12 Jun 2017
    • 14 Jun 2017
    • Oakland, CA

    The Cannabis Business Summit®

    and Expo brings together top industry professionals for three days of networking and education.

    For more information, visit:

    • 22 Jun 2017
    • 27 Jun 2017
    • Le Centre Sheraton, Montréal, Québec Canada
    The 27th Annual ICRS Symposium on the Cannabinoids
    For more information visit:
    • 29 Sep 2017
    • 30 Sep 2017
    • Maritim Hotel, Cologne, Germany

    International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines (logo)The Cannabinoid Conference 2017 or the IACM 8th Conference on Cannabinoids in Medicine will take place at the Maritim Hotel in Cologne, Germany, on 29-30 September 2017.

    For more information visit:

    • 11 Oct 2017
    • 14 Oct 2017
    • Atlanta, Georgia
    International Drug Policy Reform Conference
    by the Drug Policy Alliance

    Registration will open in the Spring of 2017.

    For more information visit:

Past events

15 Mar 2017 What nurses need to know about Medical Cannabis
09 Mar 2017 ACNA Southern CA March Meetup
07 Mar 2017 American Nurses Association Annual Conference
22 Feb 2017 Annual Assembly of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine & the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
18 Feb 2017 What Nurses need to know about Medical Cannabis
14 Jan 2017 New Mexico MeetUp January 2017
12 Jan 2017 Cannabis Intelligence - Empowerment Through Education
10 Dec 2016 PA-Keystone MeetUP
14 Nov 2016 Marijuana for Medical Professionals
12 Nov 2016 ACNA PA Meetup
12 Nov 2016 Bioflavonoids, Terpenoids and Cannabanoids: Connecting the “noids”
22 Oct 2016 Portland Cannabis Convention
21 Oct 2016 ARNPEI Fall Conference Right Here- Right Now: Understanding: The Implications of MAID and Medical Marijuana
21 Oct 2016 Nurses' Medical Cannabis Workshop: A Clinical Focus
19 Oct 2016 ACNA CA Meetup
13 Oct 2016 ACNA NM October Meetup
04 Oct 2016 Cannabis Science Conference
30 Sep 2016 Holistic Nursing and the Endocannabinoid Connection
28 Sep 2016 What Nurses Need to Know About Medical Cannabis
25 Sep 2016 The Endocannabinoid System and Cannabis: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know
24 Sep 2016 Medical Cannabis Symposium
12 Sep 2016 Medicinal Benefits of Marijuana
11 Sep 2016 International Medical Cannabis Conference (Cann10)
25 Aug 2016 Medical Cannabis CME
17 Aug 2016 ACNA CA Meetup
11 Aug 2016 ACNA NM August Meetup
11 Aug 2016 ACNA IL August Meetup
14 Jul 2016 ACNA IL July Meetup
14 Jul 2016 ACNA MA Meetup
13 Jul 2016 ATECAM Holistic Nursing Conference
16 Jun 2016 ACNA CO Meetup
09 Jun 2016 ACNA NM Meetup
09 Jun 2016 ACNA IL Meetup
09 Jun 2016 ACNA NY Meetup
26 May 2016 AutismOne 2016
21 May 2016 United Patients Group presents: Medical Cannabis: The Science. The Truth
14 May 2016 United in Compassion
12 May 2016 ACNA Southern CA Meetup
12 May 2016 ACNA UT Meetup
12 May 2016 ACNA IL Meetup
12 May 2016 ACNA OR Meetup
10 May 2016 The Solution to the Opioid Epidemic
30 Apr 2016 Innovation in the Cannabis Industry: Technology, Medical, & Investment
27 Apr 2016 ACNA CA Meetup
23 Apr 2016 2nd Annual Medicinal Cannabis Conference
14 Apr 2016 ACNA IL Meetup
14 Apr 2016 ACNA Annual Business Meeting
14 Apr 2016 Patients Out of Time presents The Tenth Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics: "Cannabis: A Botanical Medicine"
07 Apr 2016 ACNA NJ Meetup
14 Nov 2015 San Francisco Bay Area Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association
01 Oct 2015 Las Vegas Hempfest Oct. 1-3, 2015
07 Aug 2015 National Association for Pre-Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder: Treatment Options
19 Jul 2015 NY State Compassionate Care Act - Medical Cannabis Informational Session
29 Jun 2015 International Cannabinoid Research Society Symposium
19 Jun 2015 Herbal Healing presents: US Cannabis Expo, Colorado Springs, Colorado
13 Jun 2015 CORE Marijuana and Health Symposium
21 May 2015 1st Annual Advanced Core Curriculum -- Beyond the Basics
21 May 2015 2nd Annual Core Curriculum in Cannabis Nursing Pre-conference Workshop
21 May 2015 The Ninth Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics: "Celebrating the Past -- Embracing the Future" May 21-23, West Palm Beach, Florida.
20 May 2015 ACNA Annual Business Meeting
07 May 2015 Celebrating National Nurses Week with Women Grow
17 Apr 2015 Cannabis Medicine: The Role of the Nurse
10 Apr 2015 Medical Marijuana: Myths & Medicine
26 Mar 2015 Medical Marijuana: Myths & Medicine
25 Feb 2015 Cannabis Business and Health Care Insights (Ramapo College: Mahwah, New Jersey)
23 Feb 2015 Medical Marijuana in New Jersey
21 Feb 2015 FREE WEBINAR! Cannabis and the Endocannabinoid System

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