The physician-led conference presented by Compassionate Certification Centers™ grants attendees a 12-month subscription to and up to 22.5 CME Credits™.

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PITTSBURGH, PA / February 23, 2017 — The 2017 World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo (WMCCExpo) invites healthcare providers to gain a comprehensive introduction to medical marijuana and earn up to 22.5 continuing medical education (CME) credits.

Attendees will receive a 12-month subscription to, a user-friendly online database and the potential to earn 22.5 CME Credits™, including risk management.

Presented by Compassionate Certification Centers™ (CCC) the physician-led conference will take place Friday and Saturday, April 21-22, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard, in Pittsburgh.

Tickets for the Medical Marijuana CME Course start at $399 and include an all-day Saturday conference pass, three-hour educational seminar, and subscription.

To purchase tickets or for more information, call 1-888-316-9085, or visit

The management team behind the conference aims to establish a more inclusive and progressive healthcare dialogue by incorporating medical marijuana resources and patient care into mainstream medicine.

“This conference is applicable to anyone who is involved in patient care. It was designed by physicians for healthcare professionals to educate all providers,” said Dr. Bryan Doner, CEO and co-founder.

The CME Course begins with an “Introduction to Medical Cannabis and the Endocannabinoid System,” from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, April 22.

The seminar will be led by Dr. Stephen Corn, board certified physician of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital in Boston, and faculty member at Harvard Medical School.

Healthcare providers will have the opportunity to network with other clinical professionals during the event, and have access to the medical marijuana library at for a full year.

Providers have the freedom to choose CME credit™ syllabi specific to their field of interest. Topics vary from broad overviews of the endocannabinoid system to specific diseases such as, “The Medical Use of Marijuana in Huntington’s Disease,” and the “Medicolegal: New York State Medical Marijuana Legal Course Series.” is an innovative resource platform accessed in 120 countries with more than 20,000 registered users.

“We are proud to offer healthcare professionals a convenient and innovative opportunity to earn CME credits while introducing them to the medical marijuana industry,” stated Melonie Kotchey, COO and co-founder.

The 2017 WMCCExpo is the first large-scale medical marijuana conference led by physicians for the health care industry. Nearly 8,000 general attendees and 170 exhibitors are expected to attend including industry leaders, entrepreneurs and patients from throughout the country.

About Compassionate Certification Centers

The 2017 World Cannabis Conference & Expo is presented by Pittsburgh-based Compassionate Certification CentersTM, a Syndikos Investments, LLC portfolio brand based in Middleton, Delaware. Compassionate Certification Centers™ implements the first of its kind membership program for all types of healthcare providers to access medical cannabis research and patients throughout the U.S. states, district and territories. Membership program benefits feature tools and resources needed to operate healthcare providers’ own certification centers including: potential patients based on geography, research, full-spectrum marketing, peer networking, legal documents and services, cannabis education and CME credits, cannabis product training, and much more. For more 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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