See important research explained on using medical marijuana to manage Arthritis symptoms, learn what researchers have found about the relationship between joint pain, inflammation, and the properties of medical marijuana, and how patients like you have been finding the right combinations to treat their conditions effectively. Ask questions in real time!

Guest Speaker

Dr. Terel Newton, M.D.
Medical Director | Trulieve

Dr. Newton specializes in creating comprehensive care plans for acute and chronic pain patients. He is a board certified anesthesiologist with fellowship training in Interventional Pain management and holds multiple additional certifications, not limited to: treating opioid dependence and Medical Marijuana Treatment Center Medical Director.  

While his focus is on Non-Surgical Interventional Techniques, he is also trained and experienced in spinal cord stimulation and radiofrequency ablation procedures. He serves as a mentor to medical students, practicing physicians, and other professionals interested in interventional pain management and the medical cannabis industry. Dr. Newton has hosted and presented on a wide variety of topics around the country including innovative pain treatments, advanced interventional procedures, regenerative medicine,  clinical applications of medical cannabis and other topics at conferences, webinars, social media interviews, television segments, medical cannabis dispensary tours and other educational events. He has also contributed to clinical research on using medical cannabis to help patients wean down on multiple drug classes - opioids, antidepressants, benzodiazepines, muscle relaxants, sedative hypnotics for sleep and other medications that may have severe and potentially deadly side effects. 

He currently serves as the Medical Director for Trulieve dispensary and holds active medical licenses in Florida and North Carolina. He continues to seek opportunities to collaborate with organizations and individuals advocating for healthcare providers and patients throughout the country.

Series Host

Marc Matoza
Managing Director | Marijuana Med Today

Marc Matoza is a medical cannabis advocate and practitioner who was instrumental in founding Marijuana Aware education events. He’s been speaking at these seminars and webinars since the very first in June 2017 and is key in coordinating sponsors and speakers for each series. Marc is a technology and business development professional with experience as an engineer, inventor, computer scientist, and entrepreneur. He has developed innovative tech products including a digital bilingual reference/grammar-checking word processing add-on, golf swing video capture & analysis solutions, and certified safe anti-microbial environments. Learn more at https://bit.ly/mmawspeakers