Wellness | Medical Cannabis & Healthcare

Want to know what it will take to get medical cannabis into traditional healthcare settings? Join the Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance as we host an event on medical cannabis and healthcare including what we need to do in order to advocate for cannabis as medicine to be covered by insurance.

Tentative Agenda

Location: Bull Mansion in Worcester

6:00pm - 6:30pm - Networking and Refreshments

6:30pm - 7:00pm - Speaker Panel 

7:00pm - 7:45pm - Q&A Panel with moderator Nichole Snow

7:45pm - 8:30pm - More Networking & Refreshments (wrap-up)

Event Sponsors & Speakers Coming Soon!

RSVP on Eventbrite:  https://mmjwellness.eventbrite.com

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. http://www.compassionforpatients.com/ 

Will there be medical marijuana at this event? 
No. This is a non-consumption event. No medical marijuana is allowed to be consumed, exchanged, procured, or viewable by attendees of the event. Please focus on networking and making lasting relationships with other attendees. 

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 and enjoy some networking.

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 is plenty of parking around Bull Mansion including street parking as well as parking garages nearby. If you need to carpool let us know by contacting [email protected] 

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. 

How can I get the most from this event? 
This is a combined educational and networking event so bring your business card or some other means to stay in contact with the people you meet. 

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 #MMJFirst #MAPatients 

About the Venue Bull Mansion

Bull Mansion is Worcester's newest restaurant and event space, touting a new american bistro, a full bar, and several event spaces upstairs including a ball room and several private dining and meeting rooms. Bull Mansion was built in 1876, it was designed by Calvert Vaux who was contracted by Daniel Wesson (of Smith and Wesson) for his daughter Sarah’s wedding present. Bull Mansion is also known as G.A.R Hall (Grand Army of Republic Hall). It is an ornate Victorian Gothic/Stick style granite mansion, which is on US National Register of Historic Places.http://bullmansion.com/ 

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 or consume cannabis in any form at our events.

RSVP on Eventbrite:  https://mmjwellness.eventbrite.com

July 26, 2018 at 6:00pm - 8pm
Bull Mansion
55 Pearl St
Worcester, MA 01608
United States
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Nichole Snow ·
Andrew Upchurch

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