“As a community leader, we are proud to announce that Isodiol is doing its part to tackle the topic of prescription opioid addiction.” - - Jared Berry, CEO of Isodiol.
Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2016
Isodiol cares; the Southern California-based hemp cannabidiol (CBD) innovator has spearheaded a national public service announcement (PSA) campaign to educate millions battling prescription opioid addiction. “Addressing the Nation’s Prescription Opioid Addiction Epidemic with Cannabis” is a message conveyed by guest speakers: Dr. David Tonkin – renowned pain specialist; Larry Banegas, MSW – Native American Kuseyaay Wellness Center Founder; and Marvin Washington – retired NFL Super Bowl winner who advocates for cannabinoids as neuroprotectants in sports. The press conference is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. PT on Friday, September 9th at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo (CWCBE) at the Los Angeles Convention Center in room 501AB.
“As a community leader, we are proud to announce that Isodiol is doing its part to tackle the topic of prescription opioid addiction,” explains Jared Berry, CEO of Isodiol. “The U.S. Surgeon General’s message that prescription opioid addiction is the nation’s #1 health epidemic has resonated with our entire team. Through cannabis awareness and education, Isodiol is providing a resource for those battling opioid addiction to gain answers directly from industry professionals.”
The press conference will address topics including:
- What is the difference between marijuana and hemp?
- Primary cannabinoids (parts of the cannabis plant): THC, CBD
- What is the endocannabinoid system and who has one?
- Guest speakers’ personal accounts of individuals choosing cannabis over prescription opioids
- Cannabis-based alternatives that are immediately available to consumers
Dan Humiston, Managing Partner, CWCBExpo and President, International Cannabis Association states, “To be able to illuminate people about the many uses of the cannabis plant, especially how it relates to health and well-being is what CWCBExpo is all about. Having this panel on the Opioid Addiction Epidemic at the LA event, will help bring this important topic to the forefront."
Members of the media: For press passes, in-studio and on-site interviews, please contact: Denise Mahaffey, CEO, Malama Marketing at denise(at)malamamarketing(dot)com or 760.908.6565.
The Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo (CWCBExpo) will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center September 7-10. This year’s keynote address is by Montel Williams from 2:00 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 8th. The full conference agenda is located online at: http://www.cwcbexpo.com/los-angeles-show-2016/agenda-2016/.
Isodiol and its team of collaborators are a group of companies that together, grow & harvest hemp on an industrial scale, and then process it to extract the non-psychoactive cannabidiol (CBD) to the highest available purity for worldwide distribution. By utilizing one of the world's largest hemp farms, Isodiol and its partners are the choice for industrial volumes of high-grade, non-psychoactive CBD. Pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and cosmetic companies worldwide have gained market share due to our products.
Isodiol does not sell or distribute any products that are in violation of the United States Controlled Substances Act (US.CSA). Cannabidiol is a natural element of industrial hemp.
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