Patient Night on the Cape

Patient Night on the Cape

WHEN:  Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 4pm - 6pm
WHERE:  Cape Codder Resort & Spa at 1225 Iyannough Rd Hyannis, MA 02601

If you or someone you love is suffering from a debilitating condition, please join the Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance and William Noyes Webster Foundation for a free seminar on medical marijuana uses.

Featured Speakers

Jane W. Heatley, President and Director of Operations at William Noyes Webster Foundation
In 2010, Jane uprooted her life in Barnstable to become her mother’s primary caretaker in California. Over the next 3 years, Jane’s mother deteriorated both physically and mentally from advanced Alzheimer’s. When it seemed nothing could bring her relief, Jane decided to try medicinal cannabis tea. She saw firsthand how cannabis medicine, while by no means the right option for every patient, helped her mother get through each day with dignity. Jane was one of the first RMD applicants approved in the state of Massachusetts and is thrilled to be opening the William Noyes Webster Foundation at 17 American Way in Dennis next spring to benefit the patients of Barnstable County.

Nichole Snow
Executive Director of Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance
Nichole is a tireless patient advocate fighting for full implementation of the medical marijuana ballot questions passed by Massachusetts voters in 2012. Featured throughout the media, she is constantly on the move advocating for safe access in local municipalities and at the state and national level. At Patient Night, Nichole will explore how to become a registered medical marijuana patient in the Massachusetts program.

Dr. Uma Dhanabalan
Founder and Principal Physician at Total Health Care & Uplifting Health & Wellness
Dr. Uma V.A. Dhanabalan, MD is a very well known medical cannabis physician and keynote speaker in front of lawmakers in Massachusetts and Washington, DC.  Dr. Uma also attends several domestic and international medical conferences each year to conduct speaking engagements as a cannabis activist, author and expert panelist. At Patient Night, Dr. Uma will teach the audience how to use marijuana as a medicine including titration and the difference between an herbal medication and a prescription drug. "Cannabis is not an entrance drug, it is an exit drug from pharmaceuticals and narcotics." - Dr. Uma Dhanabalan
Stephen Mandile
Founder & President of Veterans Alternative Healing
Stephen is a disabled Veteran of Operation Iraq Freedom. He is the President and Founder of Veterans Alternative Healing Inc. His mission at VAH is to help get Veterans off of the prolonged use of toxic Opiates, by whatever helps heal them and makes the feel alive again. At Patient Night, Stephen will talk about how medical cannabis saved his life and how medical marijuana can help Veterans with a variety of ailments.

Event FAQ
What is the Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance?
Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance represents the coalition of patients, providers and organizations that worked together to pass the ballot measure Question 3 in 2012 to legalize medical marijuana and establish a safely regulated medical marijuana program throughout the Commonwealth. MPAA is the primary stakeholder regarding the implementation of the Massachusetts medical marijuana program and we work with our base of over 15,000 supporters to impact safe access through educational endeavors and direct advocacy in cities and towns across MA.

Is this event open to the public? Yes this event is free to attend for anyone interested in learning about the medical marijuana program in Massachusetts.

Who Attends? We welcome everyone to attend interested in learning about cannabis as medicine, where to access medical marijuana, and how individuals and family members can help their loved ones access medical cannabis.

What are my transportation/parking options? There will be plenty of parking at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa for any and all types of vehicles. If you need extra assistance feel free to reach out to us.

Why should I attend? We encourage everyone to attend who thinks they might be a candidate for medical marijuana or their loved one might benefit from cannabis. Information is power and learning about medical cannabis and its benefits can lead to positive outcomes in many instances for patients suffering from a wide range of debilitating conditions.

Want us to host a Patient Night near you?
We plan on having Patient Night's in various locations around Massachusetts. If you're interested in sponsoring this event or supporting future Patient Night events in different locations around the state, please email Nichole Snow at

How can I get the most from this event? This is an informational event and one may want to bring some paper and pen or pencil to write down specific information shared by the presenters speaking. If you plan on networking you should bring a business card or some other way for attendees to contact you following the event.

Instagram / Twitter / Facebook Tips
One of the best ways to connect with fellow participants at our events is to use common hashtags when tweeting, facebooking, or instagramming about the event. Don't forget to take photos and share them with everyone using the hastags below.
#MassPatients #RememberSafeAccess #SafeAccessNow #PatientsFirst#MMJFirst

William Noyes Webster Foundation
William Noyes Webster Foundation is a Massachusetts registered marijuana dispensary that includes a team of medical marijuana experts, dedicated to providing our patients with the professional support, resources and products necessary to benefit from the clinical applications of medical marijuana to build healthier lives. They plan to open their South Dennis location in Spring of 2017.

Canna Care Docs
Canna Care Docs specializes in administering medical marijuana evaluations, medical marijuana certifications and written medical marijuana recommendations from our board-certified and licensed medial professionals. By taking an individualized approach to alternative medicine, Canna Care Docs certainly separates itself from the rest of its competitors. We boast a staff that is built-up of compassionate, understanding and intelligent individuals whose mission is to help you gain safe access to cannabis for your healthcare. Please note that we are always within compliance of all state medical marijuana bylaws and ordinances.

About Cape Codder Resort & Spa
The Cape Codder Resort & Spa offers comfortable Cape Cod lodging, romantic dining and family fun in their amazing Indoor Wave Pool and new Heated Outdoor Pool. The Catania Hospitality Group, the parent company of the Cape Codder Resort & Spa, has been a well-respected, family-owned company for over 40 years. Starting as a single Hearth ‘n Kettle Restaurant by VJ Catania, his legacy lives on through his children and grandchildren. We are well-known in our community, a part of the history of Cape Cod and have a long-standing reputation to uphold.

Legal Disclaimer
Views or opinions expressed by speakers or sponsors at our local Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance (MPAA) educational events do not necessarily express the opinion or views of the MPAA organization or MPAA Foundation and we do not take responsibility for the views expressed or the actions of speakers or sponsors at our local events. The MPAA does not distribute cannabis in any form at our events.

August 28, 2016 at 4pm - 6pm
Cape Codder Resort & Spa
1225 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601
United States
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Nichole Snow · · 781-248-5792

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