Cannabis Education And Research with Heidi Knierim
Cannabis Education And Research
Cannabis education and research with Heidi Knierim. Heidi is the Founder & Executive Director of My Compassion, a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization that provides cannabis education and research. Under Heidi’s leadership, My Compassion became the first federally recognized cannabis nonprofit founded in the state of Michigan and fourth in the country to advocate and educate for the medicinal use of cannabis. Through her supervision, My Compassion was responsible for groundbreaking accomplishments like winning the 1st Google Adwords Grant using the word “cannabis” and being accepted into the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) which federal employees are encouraged to donate.
The Google announcement had a profound effect across the country and gave the Industry the confidence it needed to forge ahead. Since 2011 Heidi has increased the organization’s revenues and in-kind donations to over a million dollars, helping expand on patient and provider learning outcomes, and ending preventable disease and pain through clinical studies and trials on cannabis. Heidi has spoken publicly on cannabis at over 300 public meetings and presentations. She has written and published several newspapers and articles on medical cannabis.