Arizona’s cannabis business, the Cannabis Industry Trade Association(MITA), announced today that Dr. Gina Berman, ceo of Blue Door Therapies and medical director of The Offering Tree Wellness Centers, will speak about medical marijuana as a therapy to eliminate opioid dependencies at the company’s next month-to-month networking conference. Rep. Ruben Gallego will likewise provide current U.S. congressional trends on cannabis policy reform. He will also hear the issues of Arizona marijuana industry members in presence.

The conference is open to the general public and takes place from 6– 9 p.m., Wednesday, August 23 at the Saguaro Hotel, 4000 N. Drinkwater Boulevard in Scottsdale. Admission is complimentary. Seating is limited and advance registration is needed. For info, or to sign up, visit MITA’s website. The occasion is best for anybody thinking about finding out more about Arizona’s cutting edge medical cannabis industry, marijuana’s usage as a natural option to traditional medications, and its use as an opioid addiction treatment. Attendees will have a chance to ask questions of Dr. Berman and provide feedback to Rep. Gallego.

Demitri Downing, executive director and founder of MITA, “In light of opioid dependencies reaching epidemic proportions in Arizona and the United States, we are thrilled to have Dr. Gina Berman share her success in using marijuana to get rid of opioid dependencies at the Marijuana Industry Trade Association (MITA) meeting” and that “We welcome the public to hear congressional patterns from Rep. Rueben Gallego and find out information about the marijuana market not found anywhere else.”

Downing, a former lawyer and lobbyist, established MITA in early 2016 with an objective to assist Arizona’s medical cannabis industry business owners and executives remain notified, network and thrive.

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