What is Cannabidiol Extract and How Does It Work?


CBD for Healthcare Professionals

  • Friday, December 6, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

What is Cannabidiol Extract and How Does It Work?

Friday, December 6, 2019, 8AM-5PM

Newburgh Armory Unity Center, 321S Williams St., Newburgh, NY 12550


8:30 Welcome

8:40 Introduction to Hemp, Past & Present - Joy Beckerman, President; Regulatory Officer & Industry Liaison Hemp Industries Association; Elixinol

9:00 Hemp - Agricultural & Legislative Basics in NY - Maire Ullrich, Agriculture Program Leader, Cornell Cooperative Extension

9:10 Physiology and Pharmacology of Cannabidiol and the Endocannabinoid System - Emily E. Leppien, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice; Clinical Neuropsychiatric Pharmacist, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Binghamton University; Lourdes Hospital Center for Pain and Wellness

9:40 The Green Revolution: Recent Changes in CBD and Recreational Marijuana - Dr. William Eggleston, PharmD, DABAT Clinical Assistant Professor; Clinical Toxicologist School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Binghamton University; Department of Emergency Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University

10:20 CBD and Addiction: Reducing Relapse - Dr. Peter Grinspoon, MD

11:00 A Mother's Story: Helping a Child (Part A) and Building a Quality Product (Part B) - Janel Ralph, CEO, Palmettos Harmony

12:00 Lunch & Networking/One-on-One Education

1:30 Medical Cannabis: Where is the Evidence? - Bruce Nicholson M.D. , Director Division of Pain Medicine, Lehigh Valley Health Network

2:10 TBA – Capstone Program- watch registration site for updates

3:00 Adjourn for Networking/One-on-One Education

Fee: $125 per person / $100 per person for parties of 5+ people

Contact Jacqueline Masterson at jmasterson@occitizensfoundation.org

Co-host: Orange County Citizens Foundation

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Maire Ullrich
Agriculture Program Leader


Newburgh Armory Unity Center
321 S Willam Street
Newburgh, NY 12550

Last updated October 23, 2019