We are excited to bring you all the information you need to start or enhance your Cannabis journey!
We have two 1 day conferences available running on Saturday, November 4th and Sunday, November 5th.
The conference on Saturday, November 4th will include information to help you decide if Cannabis is right for you from topics such as; Introduction to Cannabis, Understanding the Plant, and assistance on how to get your medical prescription.
|9:15 - 10:20 AM||MUMM gives an update on Cannabis in the Maritimes!||MUMM Board|
|10:30 - 11:30 AM||Medical Cannabis - Physicians Perspective, Producers Perspective|
* How Cannabis Works
* Understanding Strains as their uses
* How strains are grown & produced for medical patients
|Evan Price, CEO & Dr. John Gillis, VP of Medical Developments|
The Truro Herbal Company
|11:40 AM - 1:10 PM||Cooking with Cannabis||Diandra Phipps|
|1:30 - 2:10 PM||Starting a Cannabis business in Nova Scotia|
Join Andrew Robinson from Robinson's Cannabis as he details his journey launching his Licensed Production facility in Nova Scotia. Andrew has been a cannabis grower for many years and successfully made the transition to ACMPR applicant.
|2:15 - 2:50 PM||Cannabis Patient Rights||Myrna Gillis|
|2:50 - 3:30 PM||BREAK|
|3:30 - 4:15 PM||Accessing Medical Cannabis|
Wondering if you qualify for mediical cannabis? National Access Cannabis (NAC) is Canada's best practices leader in the emergent field of Cannabinoid Therapy. Whether you have questions about your condition, the process of obtaining an authorization through one of our physicians, or getting additional support with your treatment plans, we hope to answer all your questions.
|Diandra Phipps, Eastern Canada Regional Manager|
National Access Cannabis
|4:15 - 5:00 PM||Grow Cannabis Organically|
Randy had been a recreational researcher of cannabis working towards better understanding the plant at all stages within its life cycle. Affectionately known as “The Pot Whisperer”, Randy now serves as horticultural consultant with American Cannabis Company Inc., where he continues to share innovative techniques helping producers to dramatically increase yields and lower costs.
The over 26 years’ experience that Randy brings to his clients covers all aspects of marijuana growing from breeding to propagation, harvesting to grow room design. Knowledgeable in organic production techniques, Randy is comfortable using biological control for pests, but relies most heavily on a proactive management approach ensuring cleanliness as well as adequate fertility, temperature, and humidity as best practices to avoid disease and insects. Randy brings a commitment to growing the healthiest plant possible to both optimize the medicinal properties as well as recognizing that the end-consumer is wanting something that is life-giving.
Randy is a director of SoHum Living Soils Canada, which is proud to be the 2017 recipient of High Times Magazine’s STASH Award for best potting soil.
Av Singh is one of Canada’s leading authorities on organic agriculture. After completing his post-doc at the University of Minnesota on pasture-based livestock production, Singh worked at the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada and has served as the Organic and Small-Scale Farming Specialist in Nova Scotia, for the past 13 years, and recently held the Just Us! Chair in Small Farm Sustainability.
Dr. Singh has authored over 175 peer-reviewed papers, chapters, and extension articles and has been an invited speaker to over 400 workshops, conferences, symposia as well as guest-lecturing at over 30 universities in Canada, the US, the UK, and India. Av has had the privilege of visiting over 2000 farms across four continents which has shaped his extension of holistic, system-based farm solutions. Emphasizing farmer-to-farmer knowledge exchange, Av works to hone farmer intuition in making management decisions. Whether working with organic greenhouse operators, biodynamic vineyards, or market farmers, Av stresses the importance of soil biology as a prerequisite for a healthy soil ecosystem.
Currently, Av is the Chief Agronomist with the American Cannabis Company; Director with SoHum Living Soils Canada; and the Chief Agricultural Scientist with Green Gorilla (a Hemp and Cannabidiol Company).
Av is also serving as the Vice-President of the Canadian Organic Growers and is proud to be a member of Slow Food Canada, Food Secure Canada, Cannabis Certification Council, and the National Farmers’ Union. Av is also a faculty member at Earth University (Navdanya) in India where he delivers courses on agroecology and organic farming.
|Dr. Av Singh & Randy Flemming|
American Cannabis Company
The conference on Sunday, November 5th is our Women & Cannabis Conference which will focus on Women’s Health. You will hear stories from our presenters on their Cannabis journey and hear specific information on why Cannabis and Women’s Health is a natural fit. We will also be discussing Women and the Cannabis industry.
|9:45 - 10:15 AM||Registration & Buffet Breakfast|
|10:15 - 11:00 AM||Her Cannabis Journey|
* Her Cannabis Journey
* Women's Health & Cannabis
* What is Tweed and what is their mission?
|Shega Youngson, Community Engagement Manager with Tweed|
|11:00 - 11:45 AM||Her Cannabis Journey|
* Her Cannabis Journey
* Working with women to choose what is right for them?
* What is Sante Cananbis and what is their mission?
|Erin Prosk, Director of Sante Cannabis|
|11:45 AM - 12:15 PM||BREAK|
|12:15 - 1:00 PM||Her Cannabis Journey|
* Her Cannabis Journey
* Patient's rights and advocacy
* What is Aqualitis Inc. and what is their mission?
|Myrna Gillis, CEO|
|1:00 - 1:45 PM||Her Cannabis Journey|
* Dr. Norman is a member of the Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids (CCIC). In anticipation of upcoming legalization she has met with provincial government regarding labeling, patient access, and public education about the endocannabinoid system and safer cannabinoid use.
* What is Canabo Medical Clinic and what is their mission?
|Dr. Alia Norman|
|1:45 - 2:15 PM||Women's Cannabis Conference Panel Discussion|
* Women and the Cannabis Industry
* Q & A
* Current landscape of the Cannabis industry
All sessions will be led by experienced Cannabis patients who have been using the plant in various forms for years treating conditions such as arthritis, depression and pain relief! You can feel confident that you will be getting the best information from the best experts to make the right decision for your medical needs.