American TV personality Montel Williams, who uses medical cannabis to manage his multiple sclerosis symptoms, will speak at the 5th annual Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition in New York City, May 30 to June 2.
A prominent medical cannabis advocate, Williams will discuss its legalization and acceptance, a movement that has gained increasing attention in the MS community in recent years.
He will deliver his speech at 10 a.m. Friday, June 1, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. It will occur at a time when interest in the legalization and acceptance of medical and recreational cannabis is building in the Tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, which have already passed legislation on the subject.
“To put it mildly, we live in interesting times when it comes to cannabis policy,” Williams said in a press release. “I’ve been actively involved in reforms passed throughout the tri-state region, and I’m very much looking forward