June 21, 2017 – The Villages

Medical Marijuana Awareness Day at the Villages

Medical Marijuana Awareness Days are a series of conferences held throughout Florida with a goal to educate the public on the benefits of of medical marijuana with an accessible and balanced platform.

Click here for more information about the conference series.

After this conference, Matoza, Davis, and Vance agreed to come on as staples of the MMAD event experience, with talks on medical marijuana research and resources, medical marijuana’s history and current legality and regulations, and the human endocannabinoid system.

Event Details

City The Villages
Date June 21, 2017
Session 9am-3pm
Venue The Waterfront Inn

Check In

As attendees entered the lobby, Janet (pictured) and Lee were ready to check them in and distribute handouts and wristbands for lunch!

Lobby at the Waterfront Inn

The Waterfront Inn was a beautiful location for the event, and the staff were beyond helpful.

Getting Connected Before the Conference

The conference room started to fill up an hour before the doors were officially going to be opened, and attendees got to mingle with speakers and industry representatives before the event began. Behind the seating area, sponsoring dispensaries set up displays. On the other side of the room, educational resources and qualified clinics had displays on either side of the speakers’ stage

A Packed Conference Room

We had a full house as the conference officially began. In this photo, speaker Turner Davis waits at the right of the stage to be introduced.

Welcome Address

Speaker Marc Matoza of Marijuana Med Today gave the opening address, and helped answer audience questions between speakers. Marc and Linda Bruce were the force behind this event, and it’s thanks to all their hard work that it went so well.

Surterra at MMAD

Surterra Wellness had a fantastic display and a new video you can see on their website, not to mention some great speakers! Surterra is a medical marijuana dispensary company and sponsor of Medical Marijuana Awareness Days.

“How to Get a Florida ID Card” with Turner Davis

Turner Davis of MMTC Clinics of Florida spoke about how to get a Florida medical marijuana registry ID card, explaining the regulations around medical marijuana in Florida and how to navigate the process to qualify for treatment and legal possession within the state.

Knox and Dr. Joe Dorn

Dr. Joe Dorn from MMTC Clinics of Florida joins Knox staff in this photo. The organizers behind Medical Marijuana Awareness Days are very proud to be able to bring doctors and dispensaries out to the patients to answer questions in person and explain pieces of the state MM process. This wide scale kind of face-to-face interaction serves as a great reminder that everything we do should be focused on the patients as individuals.

Trulieve at MMAD

Trulieve’s table had all kinds of treatments, and staff left no question unanswered during the busy vendor fair!

Marijuana Med Today

Marijuana Med Today was created to be THE credible source for medical marijuana information, products, and social networking that addresses lifestyle medical conditions. Our website [MarijuanaMedToday.com] is reliable source for making well-informed decisions to manage a lifestyle medical condition for yourself, a loved one and your patients.

EFOF

The Epilepsy Foundation of Florida has led in a fierce effort against epilepsy for four decades, and leads the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives. The Foundation’s goals are to ensure that people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences, and to prevent, control and cure epilepsy.

Medical Marijuana Treatment Clinics of Florida

MMTC connects physicians, pharmacists, medical marijuana leaders, and patients to provide you or your loved one the best care in the industry. With clinics throughout the state, we give access to care to communities in need of relief. At MMTC we recommend only the highest quality product from organizations that can demonstrate a true dedication to quality assurance and product consistency.

NORML

NORML’s mission is to move public opinion sufficiently to legalize the responsible use of marijuana by adults, and to serve as an advocate for consumers to assure they have access to high quality marijuana that is safe, convenient and affordable.

Aphria

Aphria is committed to providing patients with safe and effective medical cannabis products. Our quality medical cannabis is 100% greenhouse grown, so our plants thrive from the many benefits of natural sunlight. We go beyond industry standards to ensure patients receive consistent, safe, effective medical cannabis products.

Knox Medical

Knox Medical is committed to ensuring that patients are able to access medical cannabis in a professional setting with the highest level of service and care.

Surterra

At Surterra we seek out the safest, most natural wellness treatments available, maintain industry-leading standards in quality, and have an unwavering commitment to the communities we serve. We are driven by our mission to empower the health of our patients through natural ingredients.