NEW HAVEN, CT, USA, June 23, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ – NECNC is more than just a conference. NECNC provides cannabis professionals with resources to help promote the medical use of cannabis. On June 25, 2022, community members will have the opportunity to learn about the nuances of medical cannabis at Yale’s Omni New Haven from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
NECNC’s inaugural conference is open to medical providers, health and wellness professionals, and everyday people who want to learn about cannabis and its health applications. With panels of health experts, local dispensary owners and cannabis experts for many diseases such as PTSD, cancer, chronic pain, fibromyalgia and more!
“Whether you’re representing a caregiver, a wellness center, a doctor’s office, a dispensary, or you just want to be part of the movement, we’d love to see you there.” says founder, Kebra Smith-Bolden, RN.
Smith-Bolden is the founder of CannaHealth ™, a leading provider of medical cannabis certification and the first black-owned cannabis business in Connecticut. Since 2017, CannaHealth ™ has cared for thousands of patients across the state with a focus on providing safe and legal access to communities disproportionately affected by the war on drugs. Smith-Bolden is also a prominent advocate for the industry who has held various leadership positions at Women Grow, the Connecticut Coalition to Regulate Marijuana, Connecticut NORML, the Minority Cannabis Business Association and the National Cannabis Industry Association. Smith-Bolden is currently a member of the New Haven County Youth Review Board and aims to create sustainable career opportunities in the regulated cannabis space for communities of color as a holder of social equity.
Inclusion and representation are at the forefront of this programming with keynote speakers such as Ginne-Rae Clay, executive director of the Connecticut Social Equity Council. “I am very excited to join the Northeast Cannabis Nursing Conference and share the progress of the SEC,” says Clay. She will be joined by other keynote speakers such as Tremaine Wright, Chair of the New York Cannabis Control Board, and Hartford Councilwoman Tiana Hercules.
NECNC has also partnered with several sponsors for the inaugural conference. Trulieve will sponsor $ 1,000 for the first place winner and $ 500 for a runner-up in the Cannabiz Pitch Competition, a canna-business competition. This competition is open to all entrepreneurs who want to get their foot in the door. There will be legal question and answer seminars and business workshops, as well as a training course for dispensary agents organized by The Rooted Community Education Group. RCEG co-founder and owner of Garden State Hemp, Carl Burwell, states that “NECNC is the first of its kind. This is the kind of event that is for the people, by the people. We are grateful to part of this event “.
Weedmaps will bring power to patients with their wellness center and sponsored patient empowerment room. Participants will receive free massages from Massage At Work USA, a nationwide wellness company, or mini facial treatments with CBD from Meticuous Spa & Beauty. For those with more medical inclinations, patients and caregivers will have the opportunity to learn how to dose cannabis in a seminar given by Stain’s lead pharmacist. Ardent will also offer a live seminar to teach patients how to make their own CBD oil.
Guests and attendees can expect a full day of access to the exhibit floor, networking, raffles and a seat at all NECNC panel / conference workshops. Although full lunch tickets were sold out, they have reopened with more seats available. Power to the Patients limited access tickets are open to anyone who wants to listen and learn with the best professionals in the industry at a discount. Visit the Northeast Cannabis Nursing Conference website for more information on this historic event.
Jade Sancho-Duser, Director of Programming