Scottsdale Research Institute’s Sue Sisley Announced as Day 2 Keynote at Cannabis Conference 2021

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<![CDATA[LAS VEGAS, NV [August 16, 2021] – Cannabis Conference, produced by parent company GIE Media Inc. and industry-leading Cannabis Business Times, Cannabis Dispensary, and Hemp Grower magazines, announces today President of Scottsdale Research Institute (SRI) Sue Sisley, MD, as the keynote speaker on Day 2 of its annual event, to take place Aug. 24-26, 2021, at Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.During the keynote session titled “Sue’n the DEA: The Story of a Cannabis Research Breakthrough,” Dr. Sisley—a pioneering medical cannabis researcher and volunteer medical director for more than 40 state cannabis licenses—will share her journey on navigating scientific and legal complexities of medical cannabis research. Dr. Sisley will highlight cutting-edge discoveries from her roles in cannabis studies for pain management and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as a substitution therapy for opioids, and more. Dr. Sisley will also explain how she and two lawyers took on the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Department of Justice (DOJ) through litigation and succeeded—eliminating the 52-year-old government-enforced research monopoly and eventually acquiring a Schedule I research license to cultivate cannabis flower for Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved clinical trials. The Day 2 keynote session will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 25 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. PT.“In a year when the potential for federal legalization has come front and center for this now-deemed essential business, it’s an especially exciting time to be highlighting the part my team and I have played in pushing the boundaries of what is truly possible with medical cannabis,” Sisley said. “I’m looking forward to sharing my story with the plant-touching businesses that work so hard to make medical cannabis a reality for people and exploring the ways in which we can collaborate together in furtherance of our industry goals.”    “We couldn’t be more thrilled to host Dr. Sisley at Cannabis Conference 2021 as our…

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