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Watch the videos below to gain insights from our expert panelists and stakeholders about marijuana for medical use and the consequences of the unlawful use of marijuana.

02/27/20 MMERI Community Forum (Jacksonville)

(Panelists: Kenneth Davis, PhD, Edward Waters College; Patricia Green-Powell, PhD, Interim Executive Director, MMERI; Terel Newton, MD, Total Pain Relief; Ragan Summers, MS Ed, Edward Waters College; Samantha Thompson, PharmD, FAMU College of Pharmacy; Jared Williams, Chaplain, Edward Waters College)

12/19/19 MMERI Community Forum (Tampa)

(Panelists: Barron Banks, Reverend, St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church; Brian Dugan, Chief, Tampa Police Department; Patricia Green-Powell, Interim Executive Director, MMERI; Kelly Ennix King, MD, ReleafMD; Andrew Mobley, PhamD, RPh, Axcess Pharmacy; Harrison Peters, Deputy Superintendent – Chief of Schools, Hillsborough County Public Schools)

10/29/19 MMERI Student Forum (Tallahassee)

(Panelists: Mutaqee Akbar, JD, Akbar Law Firm; Terence Calloway, Chief, FAMU Police Department; Shawana Elwood, Reverend, New Mt Zion AME Church; Cynthia Hughes Harris, PhD, MMERI Research Chair, and Dean, FAMU School of Allied Health Sciences; Alexis McMillan, RPh, Economy Drug Store; Mark Moore, MD, MEDCAN, LLC; Antoneia Roe, JD, FAMU Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution; Gwendolyn Singleton, PhD, FAMU College of Social Sciences Arts and Humanities)

10/20/19 MMERI Community Forum (Melbourne)

(Panelists: Valeria Robinson Baker, RPh, CPh, Olympia Compounding Pharmacy; Patricia Green-Powell, PhD, Interim Executive Director, MMERI; Kenny Johnson, Councilman, City of Palm Bay; Marquis McKenzie, Florida Rights Restoration Coalition; Scott Mostert, Lieutenant, Melbourne Police Department; Bhavin Patel, MD, Affordable Care Clinics; Leo Stoney, Pastor, The MaxOut Church)

09/10/19 MMERI Community Forum (Miami)

(Panelists: Patricia Green-Powell, PhD, Interim Executive Director, MMERI; Shevrin Jones, Representative, Florida House of Representatives; Rudolph Moise, DO, Comprehensive Health Center; Jesus Ramirez, Major, Miami-Dade Police Department; George Rich, Pastor, P3 Church and VP, Pompano Christian Clergy Council)

09/07/19 MMERI Community Forum (Fort Lauderdale)

(Panelists: Cynthia Hughes Harris, PhD, MMERI Research Chair, and Dean, FAMU School of Allied Health Sciences; James Hill, DO, Medicus Cannabus; Dovena Lazaridis, PharmD, Assistant Professor, FAMU College of Pharmacy; Jenifer Perdomo, Community Educator, Trulieve; Michael Santiago, Lieutenant, Lauderhill Police Department; Jimmie Staten, Jr, Senior Pastor, Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church)

07/09/19 MMERI Community Forum (Pensacola)

(Panelists: Michelle Beasley, MD, Medical Marijuana Treatment Clinics of Florida; David Brannon, MD, Cantonment Family Medicine; Thuy Do, PharmD, CVS Pharmacy; Tommi Lyter, Chief, Pensacola Police Department; Chip Simmons, Chief Deputy, Escambia County Sheriff’s Office; Lonnie Wesley III, PhD, Pastor, Greater Little Rock Baptist Church)

06/11/19 MMERI Community Forum (Orlando)

(Panelists: Valeria Robinson Baker, RPh, CPh, Olympia Compounding Pharmacy; Mark Canty, Undersheriff, Orange County Sheriff’s Office; Uday Daphtary, MD, Affordable Care Clinics; Cynthia Hughes Harris, PhD, MMERI Research Chair, and Dean, FAMU School of Allied Health Sciences; Carlos Guillermo Smith, Representative, Florida House of Representatives; Leo Stoney, Pastor, The MaxOut Church)

04/30/19 MMERI Community Forum (Tallahassee)

(Panelists: Jeffery Beasley, Chief, Leon County Sheriff’s Office; Earl Britt, MD, Cardiology and Internal Medicine; Cynthia Hughes Harris, PhD, MMERI Research Chair, and Dean, FAMU School of Allied Health Sciences; Alexis McMillan, RPh, Economy Drug Store; Yvette Mignon, MD, Health and Wellness Centers of North Florida; Miaisha Mitchell, Executive Director, Greater Frenchtown Revitalization Council; Michael Moore, Senior Pastor, Powerhouse COGIC)

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