Research is showing that cannabis can be helpful for those dealing with various neurological conditions such as epilepsy, autism, Multiple Sclerosis, strokes, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, depression and anxiety. Join us for a day of presenations and Q&A with Dr Bonnie Goldstein, Dr Bao Le, and WPA4A.
Dr Bonni Goldstein, the Medical Director of Canna-Centers Wellness and Education Medical Practice. She has evaluated thousands of patients for use of medical cannabis. Her special interest is treating children with intractable epilepsy, autism, and advanced cancers. She is a frequent speaker both nationally and internationally and has appeared numerous times on the TV show The Doctors. Dr Goldstein is the author of "Cannabis Revealed" and is featured in the recently released documentary "Weed the People". She is also the medical advisor to Weedmaps.com.
Dr Bao Le, CEO and Cofounder of BAS Research. After learningthat his youngest son is autistic, Bao committed his life to finding safe and holistic alternative treatment for his son and others like him. He learned about CBD's effectiveness on autistic symptoms and other medical conditions and made it his crusade to improve the industry. BAS Research is his vision and his personal mission is to refine and improve the processes of which cannabis-related products are derived and to change the narrative of the industry to remove the public stigma of cannabis. Bao received his doctorate from Palmer College of Chiropractic.
Whole Plant Access for Autism, (WPA4A), a 501c dedicated to helping educate families and caregivers who are navigating the often confusing and complex world of cannabis. Rhonda Moeller is the CEO and Cofounder of Whole Plant Access for Autism (WPA4A). With her background in biochemistry/chemistry, and many years working in a laboratory, Rhonda decided to form WPA4A to share her knowledge, understanding, and success with her child. She is the mother of 2 young children, one on the autism spectrum. Jenni Mai is the President and co-founder of Whole Plant Access for Autism. She is a current graduate student at Louisiana State University – Shreveport, pursuing a Master of Science degree in Nonprofit Administration. Jenni is the mother of three adults sons who are all on the autism spectrum. She and her family reside in Southern California after becoming medical refugees, seeking legal cannabis to treat her middle son, Nate. Sandy Christianson is the Director of Outreach for Whole Plant Access for Autism. She is a stay at home mom and currently resides in Southern California. She is the mother of 2 children, one of which was born with refractory epilepsy and is also on the spectrum. She has successfully been able to treat her sons condition with cannabis after all other medications had failed him.