Larry Bedard is the Medical & Legislative Adviser to CanaKids. Dr. Bedard sits on the Board of Directors for Marin Healthcare District, where he practiced emergency medicine for 30 years at Marin General. An advocate on medical issues at the local, state, and national levels, he is formerly President of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), President of the California chapter of the ACEP, Trustee of the California Medical Association, and President of the Marin Medical Society. Dr. Bedard has advocated for medicinal marijuana over the past ten years. He made headlines when, in September 2016, he introduced a resolution directing the hospital’s administrative and medical staff to review and research the clinical and legal implications of using medical marijuana in the hospital. Dr. Bedard wrote the official rebuttal statement for California Prop 64.