Meet Dr. Peter M. Blecher | Guest Speaker

With the topic of cannabis taking over the headlines, as well as looming legalization in Canada, we have invited Dr. Blecher to give a special talk on conference day.

Dr. Peter M. Blecher is the Chief Medical Officer of Starseed Medicinal Inc., where he oversees medical outreach, education initiatives, research programs, clinic relationships, and product development. He is also the current Medical Director for the CPM Centres for Pain Management, and has over 25 years’ experience working as an ER physician. He remains a sought-after speaker and expert in the field of chronic pain and medical cannabis education.

Dr. Blecher will be sharing his own personal journey as a medical doctor who is now supportive of the medicinal use of cannabis. He will talk about how he became involved with Starseed Medicinal Inc., and how he has seen firsthand the medical benefits of cannabis on his patients. Dr. Blecher will distinguish between cannabis as a recreational drug and its medicinal use, and he will discuss the role of medical cannabis in the treatment of chronic pain and other conditions. He will also share his insights on developing a cannabis workplace policy.

Dr. Blecher will be speaking in the BMO Atrium at TEDxToronto on Friday, October 26, 2018, between 12:30-1:00 p.m. Be sure to refer to your conference program upon arrival for complete details on speaker times and locations.

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