Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Seniors & Medical Cannabis

MLA Lana Popham invites you to:
Seniors and Medical Cannabis
Does medical cannabis have proven medical benefits for seniors? If so when should it be considered? How should it be used? Is it even legal? Find out the answers to these questions and pose your own. 

When: 3:30pm-5:00pm, Friday October 14th 2016
Where: Douglas Fir Room, Saanich Commonwealth Place, 4636 Elk Lake Dr.

With Guest speaker: Dr. Rob Sealey, MD

Dr. Sealey is one of Canada’s top practicing medical experts on the use of Medical Cannabis. He is also a Physician with a full-service family practice in Victoria.

Dr. Sealey is an active member of Physicians for Medicinal Cannabis, the International Cannabinoid Research Society and the International Association for Cannabis as Medicine. He has been involved in both clinical and research aspects of Medical Cannabis since 2001. Dr. Sealey frequently gives talks across North America to his MD peers and the general public on best practices for the clinical use of Medical Cannabis.

The event is one in a series of free informational sessions and community gatherings organized by the Community Office of MLA Lana Popham. Previous topics include: climate change, traffic safety, wild salmon, public access to the Saanich Observatory, promoting cultural knowledge with the Royal BC Museum, commemorating the Komagata Maru, benefits of buying local, food security, smart urban growth and improving fairness in taxation.