WHO WE ARE

The Association for Cannabis Health Equity and Medicine is a professional medical association established in solidarity with the Cannabis Health Equity Movement™ (CHEM) and founded by Drs. Janice, Jessica, and Rachel Knox, and Dr. Ogadinma "Oga" Obie.​

ACHEM is a mutual benefit nonprofit organization. This organization is not involved in the propagation, manufacture, distribution, any form of inventory, or retail of any controlled substances, including cannabis.

Board of directors

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President

Dr. Ogadinma Obie

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Vice President

Dr. Janice MV Knox 

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Board Chair

Dr. Rachel Knox

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Board Member

Dr. Jessica Knox

Board Member

Dr. Angela Ledbetter

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Board Member

Dr.  Monica Taing

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Board Member

John Alston

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Board Member

James Victor 

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Board Member

James TURNER 

OUR MISSION

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To enrich BIPOC healthcare professionals with education and training in cannabis science, cannabinoid medicine, and endocannabinology.

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To promote the professional advancement and economic opportunity for BIPOC healthcare professionals in cannabis.

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To participate in policy reform and regulatory design.

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To serve our communities - the communities most harmed by the war on drugs and cannabis prohibition - by identifying pathways to ensuring that cannabis medicine (and the economy of cannabis) serves the health equity needs of these communities and society as a whole.