Media Advisory: Notable Brain Injury Authorities to Appear at Cannabis Tradeshow June 14-16

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) advocate, 2X Super Bowl Champion Leonard Marshall and PTSD expert Dr. Phillip Blair, MD, Share Experiences and Research

NEW YORK, June 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the campaign for cannabidiol (CBD) education, research, and science, Elixinol will bring two authorities on key health topics to the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo (CWCBE) at the Javits Center June 14-16. The appearances and presentations will address the role of CBD in traumatic brain afflictions.

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Leonard Marshall, 2X Super Bowl Champion for the NFL’s New York Giants.
WHEN:  Thursday June 15 from 1:30-5:30 p.m. 
WHERE: Javits Center 
 Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo (CWCBE) 
 Elixinol Booth (Tradeshow Floor) 
WHAT:  Marshall will be available for interviews and autographs during this time. He will 
 be discussing his recent announcement to donate his brain to CTE research and
 his use of CBD to manage his symptoms. Marshall was diagnosed with CTE as a
 result of repeated traumatic brain concussions while playing professional football. 

Retired Colonel (US Army) Phillip Blair, MD, PTSD and CBD Expert.
WHEN:  Thursday June 15, 10:00 a.m.     
 PTSD & CBD: What You Need To Know 
 Friday June 16, 1:50 p.m. 
 Veterans Access Panel  
WHERE: Javits Center 
 Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo (CWCBE) 
WHAT:  During his military career, Dr. Blair provided care on three continents, including
 the Gulf War. Since retiring from the Army, in his private tele-medicine practice,
 he has treated patients with a range of serious health conditions, including those
 with PTSD, with cannabidiol (CBD) and become an in-demand expert on the 
 endocannabinoid system. He will be speaking on the effects of CBD for PTSD  
 victims based on his treatment system. 
 In-person interviews in New York for Dr. Blair may be scheduled from June 14- 
 16. Phone interviews may be scheduled outside of these dates. 

CWCBE is open to the public. Press passes for CWCBE are available through the press office:

About Elixinol:
Colorado-based Elixinol, founded by Paul Benhaim, hemp entrepreneur since 1991, is widely regarded as one of the most trusted CBD brand in the world. With a proven track record of growing and manufacturing high-quality hemp, Elixinol also conducts rigorous laboratory testing and quality control. Elixinol distributes CBD products globally in the United States, Japan, Puerto Rico, Brazil and the UK and Europe. More information available at

Leonard Marshall at CWCBE NY-photo courtesy of Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo Dr. Phillip Blair, MD, CBD and PTSD expert

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