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Cannabis Career Festival

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Keynotes. Music. Education.
Jobs. Mixers. Life Options. 19+.
Not Your Average
Career Fair

The Cannabis Career Festival is an experiential event where you will engage with passionate cannabis professionals, business leaders, and educators.
It’s a festival for people who want to know more about options for one of their biggest life choices – their job.
If you’re interested in joining Canada’s fastest growing sector, this event is for you.

Plant. Drug. Medicine – A Clinical review of Cannabis and Cannabinoids Workshop

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Abstract

Canada has a booming cannabis industry; those involved or planning to be involved in the clinical care of patients using cannabis need to have an understanding of how cannabis, cannabinoids and cannabis terpenes interact with our physiology.

Course Outline

Intro to cannabis (Phenotypes, Chemotypes, Cannabinoids, Terpenes and Flavonoids)

The Endocannabinoid System and Endocannabinoid Deficiency Syndrome

Prescribing and obtaining legal cannabis in Canada

Dosage, Safety, Adverse Effects, Methods of Administration, Pharmacokinetics, Synergy, Contraindications, Drug Interactions.

Case studies

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for those who wish to gain a comprehensive understanding of cannabis from a clinical perspective. It is ideal for those working with patients who are thinking about or are taking cannabis regularly; Patient Educators, Clinic Coordinators, Pharmacists, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths, and Naturopaths.

Journey Cannabis and Music Festival

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You hear music pulsating through the forest and walk towards the sound. Cool vibes are reverberating all around – this is Journey Festival.

Sign up here to receive updates all summer long on our line-up of internationally-acclaimed artists, as well as an array of indie artists from all genres who will perform throughout the Journey Festival weekend

This event brings together Music, Beer, Food, Vendors AND the famous Gary Vaynerchuk as well as others in there we-ed talks

A cannabis inspired SPEAKER SERIES designed to disrupt, provoke and educate

The 2019 Saskatchewan Cannabinoid Research Symposium

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The Saskatchewan Cannabinoid Research Symposium brings together researchers and knowledge users from across the province to share and discuss knowledge gaps and future directions for Cannabis indications and research in this new era of Cannabis legalization and medicinal and recreational use.

For more information and to submit a poster abstract (dl. July 15), please visit the conference page on the CRIS website.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation, University of Saskatchewan, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Manitoba, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, ZYUS Inc., Kanata Earth Genetics, and Aurora Cannabis Inc.

Live Webinar – Good Production Practices (GPP) and Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP) for Cannabis Industry – Canada & Europe

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Description:

In order to ensure appropriate and consistent quality of medicinal/herbal substances, it is necessary to establish good practices in growing, harvesting, and processing operations. Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medicinal Products Regulations (ACMPR) requires Licensed Producers to implement and adhere to Good Production Practices (GPP). In Europe, European Medicinal Agency (EMEA) requires adherence to Good Agricultural and collection Practices (GACP) for growing and harvesting. Both GACP and GPP are designed to ensure full traceability back to the seed source for each crop. Following GACP and GPP standards ensures that only the highest quality plants are grown and harvested.

Cannabis 101: Essential Information For The New Canadian Reality

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GET THE FACTS TO THESE COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
LEGALIZATION & RULES:
– What’s the difference between recreational and medicinal use of cannabis?
– What are our rights? How do the rules apply to a normal person?
– Where can we get our medicine/recreational legally here in Vancouver?
– Legal dispensaries? Websites? Different between provinces?
– What’s the plan for the future with the rules in Vancouver? Will there be more places to get it?
– Who do we talk to about cannabis? Can we rely on doctors, dispensaries, or pharmacists for guidance with using cannabis as a therapy?
– What about traveling to other provinces and countries?

CANNABIS, HOW TO TALK ABOUT IT:
– How do I talk to my kids, parents, co-workers about cannabis?
– What’s the difference between recreational and therapeutic use?
– What are the pros and cons for adolescents and children using cannabis?
– What’s the science behind heavy cannabis use at certain ages?

STRAINS & THEIR USES – MEDICINAL VS RECREATIONAL:
– Why so many different strains? How do I choose?
– What is the entourage effect and why is it important?
– Is cannabis use addictive?
– What ways can I use cannabis as a therapy if I don’t want to get high?
– Psychoactive vs non-psychoactive cannabis, the pros and cons of THC
– What’s the difference between CBD and THC, and the rest of the plant?
– Isolated Compounds vs Full Spectrum products
– Treatment for Cancer, epilepsy, insomnia, pain management, opioid management, PMS.
– Relaxation, stress management.

METHODS OF INTAKE:
– What are the differences in affects between the different methods of use?
– What if I am subject to employment drug testing? What can I use safely?
– What are the different methods of intake? (Smoking flower, edibles, topicals, tinctures, capsules, gel caps, sprays, suppositories, vaping, concentrates, etc.)
– What are some of the pros and cons for different methods of intake?
– What reasons do people usually use different methods of intake?
– Edibles – What’s the difference between baking and cooking?
– What can I make at home?
– What can I get from a dispensary?

HOW TO GROW OUR OWN CANNABIS:
– We are each allowed to grow 4 plants, where do we start?
– How do we get the most out of our 4 plants?
– What are the rules around growing our own cannabis?
– How to cook with my home grown cannabis? (edibles?)
– How much should I grow? Is this determined by how much I regularly consume?
– How big will my plants get?
– What are your goals for growing your own plants?

CANNABIS AND SPIRITUALITY – WITH STEPHEN GRAY:
– How can we introduce cannabis into our spiritual lives?
– What are some of the age old practices that have enhanced higher learning of ourselves?

Live Webinar The Cannabis Act including proposed edible, extracts and topicals

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Course Overview:

This webinar aims to summarize the Cannabis act that came into effect on Oct 17, 2018 and the proposed amendments on Cannabis edibles, concentrates and topicals that to come into effect no later than October 17, 2019. The webinar is to provide a practical understanding of:

Background
Licenses, Permits and Authorization
Standard Cultivation
Micro-Cultivation
Nursery
Standard Processing
Micro-Processing
Sale of Medicinal and Recreational Cannabis
Sale of Recreational Cannabis
Analytical Testing
GPP
Security
Physical Security
Personnel Security
Good Production Practices
Cannabis Tracking System
Proposed Cannabis edibles, concentrates and topicals
Packaging and Labelling

CannabisMedEd – Public Education Event

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Description

If you would like to learn more about Medical Cannabis to determine if medical Cannabis is right for you or a loved one, this is the event for you. Learn from a medical doctor about cannabis and how it works with your body. Gain insight into how to have a conversation with your doctor so that you can determine if cannabis is right for a particular condition. Meet some medical licensed producers, technology companies and other businesses servicing the medical industry. Hear about new delivery methods, research studies and tracking tools that will offer patients many ways of administering medicinal cannabis to manage specific medical conditions.

Must be 19+ to purchase ticket and attend event, photo ID required.

Cannabis Education for Medical Professionals – Toronto

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Canada can set the standard and system that can be the foundation of a global framework as cannabis legalization spreads throughout the world.

There is a huge knowledge gap in the medical profession with respect to medicinal cannabis in terms of management for patients.
We want to bridge that gap by offering self-learning medical education accreditation taught by expert doctors, scientists and educators.
The world is watching and Canada has a unique opportunity to trailblaze the best system that ensures the proper use.