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What Your Doctor Doesn't Know About Marijuana Could Actually Kill You!

All doctors in states where cannabis is legal should learn more about this plant immediately.

DENVER, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Todd Mitchem's mother was diagnosed with cancer a second time her doctor told her that she had only six months remaining to put her affairs in order.  "That was a terrifying moment," recalls Mitchem. "Her doctor was so convinced of her prognosis that we began to accept the inevitable. Saying goodbye to my mother was going to be the hardest thing I could imagine doing."  At the time Mitchem's mother's doctor asked that she head to Pennsylvania to visit a wellness clinic and to undergo limited radiation.  This visit could potentially extend her life as much as another month. During this time Mitchem's mother found out about the many properties of marijuana, but in her state the plant was still illegal.  Mitchem's mother began growing pot plants in her house and baking them into muffins with the hope that this self-treatment would extend her life a few extra and precious months.  That was six years ago and she is still alive today.

Todd Mitchem of Todd Mitchem Cannabis Consulting http://www.toddmitchem.com

Todd Mitchem of Todd Mitchem Cannabis Consulting and CannaSearch LLC is on a mission to help doctors understand that they must learn about the benefits of cannabis in the body as a wellness medicine.  "Doctors in many states now have a powerful medicine available to their patients if they will simply take the time to learn about cannabis." Mitchem goes on to say that he believes what his mother's doctor did not know about cannabis could have killed her.  "I am not a doctor, but my mother is alive and well because of her cannabis consumption.  While some will argue that this is anecdotal data, my family feels differently."

Todd will be speaking at the upcoming Marijuana for Medical Professionals Conference to be held in Denver, CO September 9th – 11th.  Healthcare professionals from across the US will convene in Denver to hear from industry experts, researchers and doctors and to interact with an array of companies in the cannabis space. 

"Only 5% of Colorado doctors have written Medical Marijuana recommendations, but fully half of adults in our state say they have tried marijuana.  That is the knowledge-gap our conference aims to fill," says Martha Montemayor, conference organizer.  "By combining scientific learning with interaction with leading cannabis companies, attendees will better understand the products their patients use." 

Mitchem is encouraging doctors everywhere to take the time to come to Denver in September to learn about this powerful plant. 

About the Marijuana for Medical Professionals Conference

Doctors may attend the entire three-day conference, or to select the day most relevant to their practice.  Day one will focus on the Endocannabinoid system and implementing treatment plans in Colorado, featuring Dr. Raphael Mechoulam. Day two takes a closer look at cannabis use in clinical practice, including oncology and neuromuscular conditions while the afternoon brings attention to pediatric epilepsy and a presentation by the Colorado Department of Public Health (CDPHE).  The conference will come to a close on day three after emphasizing marijuana in mental health as well as CBD in clinical applications such as back pain and geriatrics.  Full conference and one day passes can be purchased on www.mmjfordoctors.com at a reduced rate until Friday August 29th

For more information, please e-mail [email protected] or visit the conference website www.mmjfordoctors.com.

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