Tuesday Sept 17, 2019
Albuquerque, NM 87104
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This documentary tells the stories of patients, practitioners and researchers in NM and provides scientific information about what we know and what we don't about its use for medical conditions.
Presented and Introduced by film producer, Benson Daitz, M.D.
Across centuries and cultures, people have told stories about the healing powers of cannabis. This documentary, previously shown on NM-PBS, tells the stories of patients, practitioners and researchers in New Mexico; and provides the latest scientific information about what we know (and what we don't know) about its use for a myriad of medical conditions including seizures, cancer, PTSD, epilepsy, and chronic pain.
Ben Daitz, M.D. is professor of family and community medicine, UNM School of Medicine; and a documentary filmmaker, and writer. He has written for the New York Times, The Atlantic, Undark, and Eclectica. Ned Judge is a veteran writer, producer and director. He has worked for NBC, PBS, Discovery, National Geographic, and Turner Broadcasting and has won two Emmys and a prestigious Columbia Dupont Award.
Cost: $8 ($7 members), $5 students. Preregistration is encouraged or tickets can be purchased at the door the evening of the event (if seats are available). Does not include entry to the exhibit. Go to www.NMnaturalhistory.org. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org