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PFC MD 2-day Training Oct 16-17
Patient Focused Certification (PFC) and its staff and alumni have trained more people in the medical cannabis industry than any other organization! Whether you are applying for a medical cannabis license, hoping to obtain a job at a dispensary or cultivator, or just want to learn more about the industry, this class is for you.
If you can not attend in person, remote options are available!
This training is taught in sections, providing a well-rounded understanding of the history of medical cannabis laws, cannabis as medicine, cannabis science and research, running a safe cannabis business, compliance regulations specific to cultivation and processing, and state-specific laws and regulations. After completion of this course, and passing of exams (70% or higher) participants will receive a certification.
The Training Course includes:
Cannabis as Medicine
Understanding the Law
State and Legal Compliance Training
National Cannabis Standards Training (NCST)*
*We offer NCST training in the areas of Cultivation and Processing, Distribution, Manufacturing, and Laboratory. Participants can choose to take 1 or all 4 Disciplines!
PFC is a project of Americans for Safe Access, an organization with more than 15 years of experience and expertise. Our staff have trained thousands of medical cannabis industry professionals and regulators. Regulators from around the country have contacted PFC to prepare for inspections and assessments of medical cannabis companies. PFC is also the nation’s only program based on the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) guidelines and the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP) Cannabis monograph.
Instructor: Jahan Marcu, Ph.D. is the Chief Science Officer for Americans for Safe Access and the Chief Auditor for Patient Focused Certification. He received his Ph.D. for studying the structure and function of the CB1 receptor, and the role of the endocannabinoid system in bone. Before earning his Ph.D., Dr. Marcu studyied the anti-cancer properties of compounds from the cannabis plant. The findings were published in the Journal of Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. He effectively translates complex scientific concepts to a lay audience. He has served as a volunteer for Americans for Safe Access (ASA) since 2003 and is also court qualified cannabis and synthetic cannabinoid expert.
October 16, 2017 at 10:00am - 6pm
The Pearl Modern Spa and Boutique
8171 Maple Lawn Blvd
Fulton, MD 20759
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Debbie Churgai · · 2408932153
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