The use of cannabis therapy to reduce pain and inflammation will be discussed at Vintage House Senior Center in an upcoming educational forum on Sunday, Oct. 15.

The panelists will include Dr. Jeffrey Hergenrather, a general practicioner and cannabis physician who practices in Sebastopol. He is President of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians and Vice President of the American Academy of Cannabinoid Medicine (AACM).

Deborah Caldwell is founder and formulator of Topicanna Cannabis Creams, which is designed to provide relief for joint inflammation and pain. She has worked with athletes and other patients in physical therapy, and designed her products to help patients manage inflammation.

The forum is sponsored and hosted by Jewel Mathieson of Sonoma, a breast cancer survivor and cannabis activist with Sonoma Patient Group, the oldest dispensary serving Sonoma County.

This event is not a program of nor endorsed by Vintage House. There is no cost to attend this event but donations will be accepted. The forum is from 2 – 4 p.m. on Oct. 15, Vintage House Senior Center 264 1st Street E., Sonoma.