ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association announces its second annual conference will take place Oct. 12-14 at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. The AMMPA Annual Conference is one of the largest conferences in the nation dedicated to physician education and the utilization of medical cannabis as an alternative treatment option.
The AMMPA Annual Conference provides an opportunity for physicians and other medical professionals to network with like-minded physicians from around the world that are dedicated to advancing the science and literature associated with the appropriate use of medical marijuana. The conference will provide three days of educational presentations, networking and panel discussions with thought-leaders dedicated to education, research and utilization of medical cannabis to improve the health of their patients.
A number of dignitaries and recognized leaders are scheduled to appear including Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz and over 20 nationally recognized speakers: Lawton Tang, M.D.; Sue Sisley, M.D.; Jerzy Szaflarski, MD, Ph.D.; Lora Brown, M.D.; Barry Gordon, M.D.; Laszlo Mechtler, M.D.; Michele Weiner, D.O., among others.
The faculty will engage the audience in a series of lectures and panel discussions on the recent literature relevant to the benefits of cannabis in addressing medical conditions such as cancer, seizure disorders, anxiety, HIV, chronic pain, migraines, and autism. The annual conference is being supported by a host of medical cannabis industry leaders including Trulieve, MedMed, Knox Medical and Surterra.
About the American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association (AMMPA)
The American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association is the largest physician association of its kind with over 1,100 members. AMMPA focuses on providing physicians with the resources they need to safely and effectively utilize medical marijuana recommendations as an alternative treatment modality for their patients. Based out of Florida, AMMPA serves as a physician advocate helping to outline practice risks and benefits, educational requirements and compliance issues, and aggregates its members to allow for a unified voice representing all physicians currently interested in cannabinoid medicine. Our members are leaders throughout the country that provide expertise to the public regarding research, education, speaking engagements, seminars and industry recommendations. For more information on AMMPA or the annual conference, please check out our website www.ammpa.net.
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