Free Educational Event: Cannabis – A Clinical Perspective


The city of Las Vegas and the Clark County Medical Society, in collaboration with the Las Vegas Medical District and Comagine Health, presents a free public town hall and Continuing Medical Education (CME) opportunity for physicians exploring the role of Cannabis in traditional medicine. Event partner Comagine will provide CME accreditation for attending physicians.

Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman and Councilman Brian Knudsen (Ward 1) provide introductory remarks along with Daniel Burkhead, M.D., president of the Clark County Medical Society.

The event features two primary speakers:

  • Brian Lawenda, M.D., one of only a handful of physicians in the United States who is a Radiation Oncologist, Integrative Oncologist, and Medical Acupuncturist. He is the Medical Director for the Northwest Cancer Clinic/21st Oncology in Kennewick, WA.
  • Johnathan Rhodes, a health care attorney in the business and finance practice group of Fennemore Craig Attorneys, where his work focuses primarily on regulatory, operations, and health care and reimbursement litigation.

The presentations will be followed by a panel discussion where the speakers, Dr. Lawnda and Johnathan Rhodes, will be joined by Michael S. Laymon, PT, DSc., Chief Research Officer, College of Medicine, Touro University Nevada. Laymon serves on the National Pain Advisory Board for Pfizer, is a frequent presenter at medical conferences on the opioid crisis and long-time researcher of CBD, Hemp and Cannabis.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

  • 5:30 – 6:00 p.m.  – arrival, check-in, networking
  • 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. – program

WHERE: Las Vegas City Hall, Council Chambers, 495 So. Main Street, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101

PARKING: 500 Main Street garage; validation available with ticket


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