Illinois Medical Cannabis Patient Summit

Americans for Safe Access-Illinois and the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago are sponsoring the Illinois Medical Cannabis Patient Summit on June 6, 2015, at the University Center in Chicago. This summit will provide education to Illinois residents regarding medical cannabis and its benefits, medicating with cannabis, and how to participate in the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program. Additional information to help Veterans navigate the VHA system as a medical cannabis patient will be presented in the evening. 


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      Patients and Caregivers Workshop

Time: 8:30am - 5:30p.m.
Location: Lake Room

This all day event is for adults (18+) who are interested in learning about becoming a registered Illinois Medical Cannabis Patient or becoming a registered Caregiver, including parents of children who may qualify as an Illinois Medical Cannabis Patient. Event space is limited, so buy your tickets early.

Keynote Speakers:  Suzanne Sisley, MD and Srishti Nangia, MD

Dr. Sisley is a specialist in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry and the Principal Investigator in a current FDA clinical study looking at the use of whole-plant cannabis in combat veterans with treatment-resistant PTSD.

Dr. Nangia is a Pediatric Epileptologist at Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Ticket Prices

  • General Admission: $25, add ASA membership (optional) +$18 

  • Students, Veterans & Seniors over 60 (must show ID at door): $15, add ASA membership (optional) +$10 

   Ticket price includes Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, and Educational Materials

      Veterans Forum

Time: 6:00 - 8:30p.m.
Location: Loop Room

This evening event is for Veterans and their service providers who are interested in learning how to navigate the VHA System as a registered Illinois Medical Cannabis Patient.  Event space is limited, so buy your tickets early.

Ticket Prices

  • Veterans (must show proof of service at door): Free

  • Veterans' Service Providers: $25

   Ticket price includes Dinner and Educational Materials


   *Veterans please RSVP here for evening event, and purchase tickets below for daytime event.


     Register Below!



June 06, 2015 at 8:30am - 8:30pm


University Center
525 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605
United States
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Become an ASA Member & Attend the Patients and Caregivers Workshop
Admission to the Patient and Caregivers Workshop
Admission to the Veterans Forum
Become an ASA Member & Attend the Patients and Caregivers Workshop
Admission to the Patient and Caregivers Workshop