Have Questions About Medical Marijuana? Get Answers on August 6

“The expo is for current medical cannabis patients, potential patients, healthcare providers, health educators and support associations,” said pharmacist Joseph Friedman, owner and chief operations officer of PDI Medical. “It’s an opportunity to ask questions and get answers. For example, patients ask if there are alternatives to smoking medical cannabis. There are many other delivery choices, including edibles, vaporizers, tinctures, oils, recipes and ingredients, transdermal patches and the new micro-dosing.”

“Many people still think medical cannabis will make them high,” said Veronica Hunt of Elevele. “That’s not necessarily true. Cannabidiol, CBD, is a chemical in cannabis with many medical applications because of its anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety, pain-relieving, and spasm and seizure reduction properties. CBD is usually extracted from the cannabis plant and is not psychoactive. Most of the products we sell do have some THC, the psychoactive ingredient. However, we offer several high-CBD/low-THC strains so patients can find the right

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