Cannabis 4 The Cause: PTSD & CTE Discussions

Join military veterans, artists, some of your favorite athletes, local artists, medical cannabis industry leaders, community leaders, fellow collectors, and art supporters to celebrate accomplishments and research involving the use of medical cannabis as therapy for PTSD and CTE, and art in the year’s most festive fine art auction fundraising event.


CTE: A Path Forward on brain injuries; can medical cannabis help?

This session will focus on discussing research, milestones, and protocol to help prevent additional brain injury. In addition, this session will cover current research and development on cannabinoids therapy that is intended to act as a preventative and therapeutic modality for treating CTE.

 PTSD: Endocannabinoid deficiency & Cannabinoid Science

The goals for this session are to provide highlights on the crucial role of the endocannabinoid system in protecting against post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and understand the neurobiological mechanisms that underlie the onset and development of PTSD.

Educational Discussions 9am-Noon: Free to the Public

Speakers include Kyle Turley (Retired Professional NFL Player, Neuro Armor), Heather Manus (RN, Nature Nurse, Health, CNNC), Ken Sobel (Prominent SD Attorney), Brian Krumm (CNP, Harmony Psychiatric). 

  • Fine Art Fundraiser Gala 6-9pm, $250 per ticket, tax deductible

Fine Art Auction featuring work by John KazanjianDales MathisChris GreenLinda JacobsonMark LewisNik McGuire, & Mikel Patrick.




World Class music by the Mike Garson Quartet, featuring:

 Mike Garson, pianist for David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails, Smashing Pumpkins.

Denny Seiwell, drummer for Paul McCartney, Art Garfunkel, James Brown, Billy Joel.

Marlon Martinez, double bassist for Stewart Copeland, Burt Bacharach.

Sami Shapiro, saxophonist, 2017 National Louis Armstrong Jazz Award Winner

December 09, 2017 at 9am - 9am
SDSU Montezuma Hall, Aztec Student Union, San Dieg
5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego , CA 92182
United States
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Bianca Martinez