High NYis New York's Highest Cannabis Community.Since 2014, we've produced dozens of events & have educated thousands of people about Cannabis --the plant, the politics, the industry, etc.
Join for this installment of High NY as we learn from authors of the new book "Healing with CBD."
A copy of this complete, easy to understand guide to Cannabidiol (CBD) will be included with your admission ticket.
6:30 - 7:00: Munchies & Mingling
7:00 - 7:10: Welcome to High NY
7:10 - 8:00: High NY featured speakers: Authors of the new book, "Healing with CBD"Eileen Konieczny & Lauren Wilson.
Audience Q&A + Book Signing to follow their talk.
8:00 - 8:30: Networking
About the Authors:
Eileen Konieczny, RN -
Medical cannabis expert & US Navy Veteran Eileen Konieczny found her passion educatingpatients on safe & effective uses of cannabis-derived medicine from years spent in the healthcareindustry. As an oncology nurse for decades & an expert in the administration of medical cannabis,Eileen has seen firsthand its transformative effects for patients, its effects on the lives of families andcaregivers, & the sometimes-fraught world of education on the endocannabinoid system. Eileenfounded Olive's Branch, an educational consulting firm, in 2013, to fill this need.
Eileen hasfought for medical cannabis legalization nationally & was a recognized leader in the passing of NewYork's medical cannabis bill. Eileen has served on the board of directors for the Children's Health andResearch Foundation & currently serves on the board of directors for the Association of CannabisSpecialists. She is Past President of the American Cannabis Nurses Association, a clinical associate in theSociety for Cannabis Clinicians & has been involved in licensed medical cannabis operations in NewYork & Connecticut.
Lauren Wilson is a writer & well-rounded geeker-outer. She has built a career onacquiring & sharing knowledge: as a professional cook & culinary educator, as asurvival cookbook author, & most recently as a medical cannabis patient.
After graduating from Toronto's George Brown Chef School in 2008, she followed atrail of crumbs to Brooklyn, New York, where her culinary adventures took a turnfor the apocalyptic when she wrote The Walking Dead: The Official Cookbook & Survival Guide (2017) & The Art of Eating Through the Zombie Apocalypse: ACookbook & Culinary Survival Guide (2014).
As co-author of Healing with CBD: HowCannabidiol Can Transform Your Health without the High (2018), Lauren hopes tohelp & support those considering medicinal cannabis by offering the knowledgeand confidence they might need to give it a try.
AS ALWAYS THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO CANNABIS CONSUMPTION OR TRANSACTING PERMITTED.
Please respect our beautiful host venue & our crappy laws.
To submit questions for our guest speaker, inquire about partnership opportunities, or request press passes, please contactMike Z-- Mike@HighNY.com.