The physician-led expo merges medical cannabis and business innovation, and will feature educational workshops, 150 exhibitors, and VIP speakers.

PITTSBURGH – August 22, 2017 – Compassionate Certification Centers™ (CCC), a national medical cannabis healthcare network, announced official dates for the 2nd Annual World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo, April 12-14, 2018, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA.

The inaugural 2017 WMCCExpo received extensive media coverage on local and national levels, as well as nationwide attendance. Program highlights included:

  • Speakers: Heisman Trophy Winner Ricky Williams; Forensic Science Consultant Dr. Cyril Wecht; Senators Daylin Leach and Mike Folmer; Athletes For CARE ambassadors.
  • Workshops: Cooking with Cannabis; International Legalization; Investing in Research, From Opioids to Cannabis; Evolution of Cannabis Testing.
  • Educational Courses: 22.5 Continued Medical Education (CME) credit course for healthcare providers.

Designed to unite medical professionals, patients, and the industry’s leading entrepreneurs, the WMCCExpo merges medical education with cannabis business innovation.

For more information visit, or call 1-888-316-9085.

Established by physicians for physicians, CCC™ is the first company in the United States to offer individuals and organizations the ability to license and run their own certification centers for medical cannabis or medical marijuana.

“Our mission is to be the premier cannabis educational innovators. Our conferences strive to create awareness and are the catalysts for change and progress. We want to inspire people of all different backgrounds to get involved and shape the evolution of this industry,” said Compassionate Certification Centers COO Melonie Kotchey.

Nearly 3,000 attendees are expected to attend the 2018 World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo, as well as over 150 exhibiting companies, and dozens of medical, investment, and cannabis industry thought leaders.

For tickets or information, call 1-888-316-9085 or visit

About Compassionate Certification Centers

Compassionate Certification Centers™, a Syndikos Investments, LLC portfolio brand is based in Delaware and Pennsylvania. The company provides individuals and organizations the resources and ability to license, operate and independently own medical marijuana patient certification centers, backed by the brand and knowledge of physicians. The company is the developer of a unique patient portal and health care provider membership, as well as a full medical cannabis directory. For information, visit or join the discussion at Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Google+.

Press Contacts

Compassionate Certification Centers/WMCCExpo:
Melonie Kotchey,, 888-316-9085 ext.101

Proven Media:
Neko Catanzaro, 401-484-4980,
Kim Prince, 480-221-7995,

Compassionate Certification Centers™ does not sell or distribute any products that are in violation of the United States Controlled Substances Act (US.CSA).

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