Doctor, Lawyer, And Advocate Join Acclaimed Marijuana Charity Boards, Committees


Royal Oak, MI - Michigan Compassion is pleased to announce a new association with several respected experts on marijuana and the medical, legal and educational fields.

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Michigan Compassion is a federally-recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Royal Oak, Michigan. The organization's groundbreaking associations with Google, and their inclusion in the Federal Combined Charities program, have been celebrated across the United States as industry firsts. To better assist in their informational and educational mission, Michigan Compassion announces the following new board-level appointments:

Dr. Sunil Aggarwal - Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Aggarwal is a leading cannabis researcher who will be featured in upcoming webinars and conferences hosted by Michigan Compassion. "I am grateful to be part of this cutting edge and growing organization's Medical Advisory Board to and hope to provide education to medical professionals and the general public about the medicinal benefits of cannabis," Dr. Aggarwal said.

Brad Forrester - Chair of the Educational Curriculum Committee. Brad is a longtime cannabis advocate and will be developing materials for Michigan Compassion's publication "The Guide to Understanding the "MMM ACT" as well as production of Guides for other states, including Illinois, Arizona and New Jersey. "I look forward to collaborating with the most informed minds from across the country to develop a broad range of educational materials designed to separate fact from fiction, and to provide truthful and accurate information about the pros and cons of cannabis consumption for medicinal, homeopathic and recreational purposes."

Neil Rockind -  Legal Advisory Board. Rockind is one of Michigan's most successful defense attorneys specializing in cannabis law. "I am honored to join the Michigan Compassion Legal Advisory Board," said Rockind. "For years I have stood at the forefront on behalf of medical marijuana patients and caregivers. Now, I can put my experiences to use helping out Michigan Compassion." Rockind wrote about his appointment to the Michigan Compassion Legal Advisory Board on his website: Legal Advisory Board.

The first of Michigan Compassion's webinars is a physician-only session October 26th on the subject of 'Cannabis and the Endocannabinoid System- Part 1'. Future sessions will be held on a monthly basis for larger groups. The Guidebooks, the webinars and seminars, the Combined Federal Charities program and the activities of the Legal Advisory Board will each be the subject of a future press release.

Michigan Compassion is a 501(c)(3) exempt organization. Their mission is to increase awareness and understanding through education, information and advocacy of all the medical benefits and healing properties of Cannabis. They are the first medical marijuana public charity in Michigan and only 1 of 4 in the United States to have received federal exemption.

Order the Guidebooks, register for the Seminar and find out more on Michigan Compassion's website at:

Source: The Compassion Chronicles