drug policy

Sun City Cannabis & Hemp Expo

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Canadians are on a new journey of discovery — learning about Cannabis/Hemp. To ensure that factual information is available, we are excited to bring you leading experts and stakeholders from the industry.

Sun City Productions welcomes Aurora Sun, along with exhibitors from all sectors of the industry who will help you understand the health benefits and safety measures of cannabis and hemp and the significant economic opportunities available. Talk with professionals, discover opportunities of work, business, education, investment and more. Expect interesting exhibits and great entertainment for the whole family!

Mark your calendar – May 3rd and 4th, 2019! Come learn with us at the First Annual Cannabis & Hemp Expo in Medicine Hat, Alberta.

Legalized 1.0 +

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Justin Trudeau to announce the date for cannabis legalization (Legalized 1.0) today June 20, 2018 at 4:30 PM ET

Legalized 1.0 +

Start of cannabis legalized 1.0 celebrations and strategy planning for Legalized 2.0, 3.0 and finally 4.20.

Legalized 1.0 = Decriminalization of possession and cultivation of small amounts of cannabis.
Legalized 4.20 = Repeal Cannabis Prohibition – Cannabis removed from the CDSA.

Watch this space for updates!

Lethbridge Cannabis Market

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We would like to invite you to take part in this exciting event. If you’re looking to help build your networking,
showcase your products, and meet new consumers – this is the place to do it!

This market will be filled with a diverse selection of products and other cannabis related consumables for the public to enjoy! Send us your information and we will get back to you with all the details for your exhibition needs.

Grow Up Cannabis Conference & Expo

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The founders and producers of Grow Up Conference and Expo have decades of experience producing national-profile events and creating global connections between business communities in the arts, broadcasting, media and technology. They have organized trade summit initiatives with governments around the world. And they have worked closely with sponsors in all levels of Canadian government.

Veteran assemblers of forward-thinkers, their signature events includes the internationally-attended O’Cannabiz Conference and Expo, Canadian Music Week, the Digital Media Summit, Radio Interactive Summit and the career-breaking CMW Music Festival. They produce myriad entertainment/media industry awards, including The Indies, The Canadian Radio Music Awards, advertising’s Crystal Awards, The Live Music Industry Awards and the annual Music Broadcast and Industry gala. They also have a two-decade-long relationship with Canada’s Juno Awards.

Amendments to Zoning and Development By-law and Licence By-law to Align with the Cannabis Control and Licensing Act

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Vancouver City Council Public Hearing
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

6:00 pm

Council Chamber, Third Floor, City Hall
Get involved and stay informed

Sign up to speak about an agenda item:

Online by 5:00pm on the day of meeting
In-person from 5:30pm to 6:00pm on the day of the meeting

If you miss the deadline, attend the meeting and raise your hand when the meeting chair calls three times for any other speakers after all registered speakers are heard.
Request to speak Watch the live broadcast updates on Twitter

Send your comments to City Council: email publichearing@vancouver.ca.

Note Tip: Send your comments by the day before the meeting so Council has time to review them.

Questions about this agenda?

Email publichearing@vancouver.ca
Phone 604-829-4238

International Cannabis Business Conference

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“Rollins is many things,” says the Washington Post, “diatribist, confessor, provocateur, humorist, even motivational speaker…his is an enthusiastic and engaging chatter.” Rollins has toured the world as a spoken word artist, as frontman for both Rollins Band and Black Flag and as a solitary traveler with insatiable curiosity, favoring road-less-traveled locales in places such as Nepal, Sri Lanka, Siberia, North Korea, South Sudan and Iran.

Senate passed C45 Cannabis Act

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Justin Trudeau to announce the date for cannabis legalization (Legalized 1.0) today June 20, 2018, at 4:30 PM EST (2:30 PM Alberta time)

A Conservative senator attempt to amendment C45 to let provinces
ban personal cannabis cultivation at home failed.

Royal Assent is expected to happen before the end of this week.
Changes to the current CDSA to be complete in 12 weeks. Actual date yet to be set.

#cannabis #c45 #CDSA

Medical Cannabis Therapist Certificate Program

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Registration and tuition made simple!

Advance registration is required for this program, which fills very quickly.  If your intention is to attend, we advise registering as soon as possible in order to secure a seat before the program is sold out.

As registration opens for each program, the ‘Register Now’ button  will replace the ‘Registration begins…” message, which will later be replaced with ‘Program Full’ message.

Simply choose the ‘Register Now’ button, and you will be taken to the registration form and payments page.



Register within the first 10 to 14 days  and receive $100 off the tuition!

Tuition may be paid via etransfer  or PayPal in any one of the following convenient ways:

A) Fully at the time of registration

B) 50% at the time of registration & 50% 2 weeks prior to start date

C) 50% at the time of registration, 25% by a designated date and 25% 2 weeks prior to start date

*See specific dates for each program’s registration form and payments page


Canadian Cannabis Science Conference

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Join PerkinElmer, and industry partners, in Vancouver, BC for the Canadian Cannabis Science Conference. Bringing together industrial, government, and academic scientists, engineers and stakeholders, the conference will provide insight into the cannabis growing, testing, and manufacturing industry in Canada.

Presentations will discuss:

Analyzing Flowers, Trim, Edibles, Extracts and Oils, Including Analyses for Pesticides, Terpenes, Residual Solvents and Heavy Metals

Cannabis Specific Consumables & Certified Reference Materials Cannabis Lab Infrastructure

Cannabis Lab Infrastructure and Site Requirements

Research Activities in Cannabis and Future Collaboration Opportunities

Maintaining Quality Control in an Accredited Cannabis Manufacturing Environment

Engage with exhibitors throughout the day and network at the Reception after the talks.

Reception after the talks.

O’Cannabiz Conference and Expo

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Looking at the future of cannabis and the budding Canadian market, O’Cannabiz will explore the latest regulations, industry standards and best practices for medicinal and recreational marijuana. Join this ground-breaking event where patients, physicians, licensed producers (LPs), industry professionals and general public from across the world will gather to learn, network and advocate, while exploring the latest issues in Canada, a country at the vanguard of change in legislation and outlook.
50,000 sq. ft. 7,500 attendees, 150+ speakers, 200+ exhibitors