Sept – October – November 2019

Please join PDI Medical Cannabis Dispensary Pharmacists and Product Specials along with our educational partners for these FREE educational sessions.

Events are for medical cannabis patients, caregivers, medical professionals and anyone who is interested in learning more about medical cannabis. You do not have to have a card to attend.

RSVP please email (indicate event your are attending and names/emails of all attendees). 


Saturday Sept 21  10:00 am – 11:00 am  Illinois Medical CAnnabis – New Qualifying Conditions

790 Estates Drive, 2nd floor, Deerfield

Dr. Nick Salamie, PharmD and PDI Medical Pharmacist will discuss autism, chronic pain, migraines and osteoarthritis and how cannabis can help these conditions.These are among the new Medical Cannabis conditions approved for cannabis use in Illinois.


Saturday Sept 28  11:30 am – 1:00 pm   Neuropathic Pain and How Cannabis Can Help

 Mark Drugs – 1020 N. Milwaukee Avenue – Deerfield

Lunch & Learn Series. Dr. Nick Salamie will start at 11:30 am and discuss how Cannabis can help Neuropathic Pain.

At 12:30pm Dr. David Zeiger, DO, will explain how certain antioxidants can help reduce the symptoms of Alzheimers and Dementia.  He will provide tips on how to minimize your exposure to environment toxins that contribute to oxidative stress and what can be done to assist you body’s ability to neutralize them.


Saturday Oct 12 10:00 am – 11:00 am  Medical vs Adult Use Cannabis(Be in the Know!)

790 Estates Drive, 2nd floor, Deerfield

Jessica Harshbarger from Compassionate Clinics will lead a discussion on the Illinois Medical and Adult Use Cannabis Programs. Topics include: what is the law, what is the difference between medical and adult use, and why a medical card will be useful.


Saturday  Oct 26 10:00 am – 11:00 am  Understanding Cannabis Concentrates

 790 Estates Drive, 2nd floor, Deerfield

Dr. Nick Salamie, PharmD and PDI Medical Pharmacist will discuss concentrates. This session is designed to give patients and caregivers an understanding of this dosage form and to answer any questions about it.


Saturday Nov 9 10:00 am – 11:00 am  Breakfast and Cannabis Q&A with Dr. Nick

790 Estates Drive, 2nd floor, Deerfield

Do you have questions on Medical Cannabis product selection, dosing or consumption method? Come ask Dr. Nick Salamie, PharmD and PDI Medical Pharmacist.





Illinois Medical Cannabis Card Assistance at any event

Do you need help with your medical cannabis card application? We’ll answer questions and providing hands on assistance with your application! We’ll provide complimentary passport-sized photo services. For more information regarding what to bring, cost of applying(state fee), and more, please click here.


Dr. Nick Salamie, Pharm D and PDI Medical Pharmacist 

Nick graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD) from Shenandoah University’s Bernard J Dunn School of Pharmacy in 2014. He attended Loyola University in Chicago for his pre-pharmacy prerequisites. Nick has been a Consulting Pharmacist and Agent in Charge at PDI Medical since 2017. Nick is a Medical Cannabis educator and presenter and is passionate about providing exceptional knowledge and guidance to medical cannabis patients. Nick believes that Cannabis is Medicine and that cannabis patients deserve to be educated about their medicine and how it can help them.