Medical Marijuana: What Primary Care Providers Need to Know (2 Day Conference)

Title:Medical Marijuana: What Primary Care Providers Need to Know (2 Day Conference)
Dates:November 15, 2018 8:00 am - November 16, 2018 12:15 pm
Location:The Westin, Sarasota, Florida
Daily Schedule:8:00am-12:15pm
Course #:SEMLA-3320181115


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This is a new 2 day conference but can be combined with the new 3 Day – Sports Medicine: A Primary Care Perspective conference by selecting the option labelled “2 Event Ticket” for a reduced discounted price. By selecting that option, you will be registered for both conferences.


100 Marina View Drive
The Westin, Sarasota
United States

We’re excited to welcome event attendees to the Westin Sarasota, the city’s newest luxury accommodations. Gorgeous sunset views from the rooftop pool and bar, nearby white sand beaches and high-end dining just blocks away are waiting for you.Indulge Your Every Sense at Downtown Sarasota’s Premier New Hotel. Surround yourself with contemporary elegance at The Westin Sarasota.

Overlooking Sarasota Bay, in the midst of the vibrant arts district, our brand new hotel features sophisticated touches designed to make your stay exceptional.Take advantage of the ideal downtown setting and complimentary shuttle to explore the city’s best theater, arts and beaches. Just 10 minutes from the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ).

Join us in Sarasota and stay at the Westin using our booking link above and receive: 

  • a 20% discount on services from The Spa & Salon
  • waived $22 per room per day destination fee 
  • reduced valet parking rate of $15 per night

By staying at the host hotel, not only do you save money, but you help us meet our contractual obligations, thereby, allowing us to keep your future hotel room rates and registration fees reasonable. If you have any problems making your reservations with the Westin Sarasota, please contact our office at 866-267-4263 and we will be happy to assist you.

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Course Outline

Day 1

The History of Medical Marijuana.

The Economics of Marijuana.

The Science Behind Marijuana Pharmacology.

Federal and State Laws Regarding Medical Marijuana.

Day 2

Understanding the Qualifying Conditions -Part 1.

Understanding the Qualifying Conditions -Part 2.

Prescribing Medical Marijuana (dosing, strains and delivery systems).

Future Studies.

Presented By


  • David E. Riley, M.D. (Learn More)
    Neurologist in Private Practice; Chair of Medical Education, InMotion, Cleveland, OH
  • Benjamin M. Kaplan, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P. (Learn More)
    Orlando Health Internal Medicine Faculty Practice; Internal Medicine Clerkship Director and Clinical Assistant Professor; Florida State University College of Medicine

Fee Structure

To receive the Early Registration Rate, fees must be postmarked >60 days prior to program start date (November 15, 2018 8:00 am).


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