This talk will focus on a broad overview of the therapeutic benefits of cannabis, including its strengths and limitations. We will start with an introduction to the humble cannabis plant and learn a little about its once ubiquitous place as a medicine. We will talk about the multi-dimensional aspects of cannabis medicine, review medical conditions that can be helped by cannabis, and be introduced to various intake methods, dosing and strain selection. Current Canadian laws will be discussed. Time will be set-aside at the end of the talk for q & a.
During this talk you will:
- Learn about the cannabis plant and its’ historical contribution to society
- Review the broad categories of health issues that may benefit from cannabis medicine
- Briefly look at intake methods, dosing and strain selection
- Be introduced to current Canadian laws for medical cannabis
Time will be set-aside at the end of the talk for q & a.
This talk will interest
- health care practitioners
- current medical cannabis users
- anyone seeking a better understanding of how cannabis works as medicine
- 2 hour evening workshop
- ~1.5 hour talk and slide presentation
- ~30 minutes q & a
- 2 page downloadable handout emailed to students one week prior to class
Note: Intro to Cannabis Medicine – A Herbal Primer is for educational purposes only.
Jeananne Laing, Cannabis Educator, Registered Herbalist (AHA), and Integrative Nutrition Health Coach.
Through her Enhealthment programs Jeananne helps others regain and maintain health through the use of herbal remedies, nutrition, and lifestyle hacking. Jeananne is excited to now include counselling on legal medical cannabis as a powerful healing tool for her clients.
After many years of managing and teaching at the Wild Rose College of Natural Healing, Jeananne continues her passion for education as Co-founder/Co-Director at Lodgepole School of Wholistic Studies. She is a Cannabis Educator at Harvest Medicine Clinic in Calgary and frequently speaks on various aspects of cannabis and other herbal medicines. Jeananne is a founding member and current President of the Alberta Herbalists Association. She served as a board member with the Canadian Council of Herbal Associations for 13 years (2005 – 2017.)
In 2017 Jeananne completed the Clinical Cannabinoid Medicine program at TMCI Global, The Medical Cannabis Institute and LIFT’s Retail Cannabis Training course. She studied nutrition at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, completing the Health Coaching Program in 2014. Jeananne completed the Wild Rose College of Natural Healing Clinical and Master Herbalist diploma in 2006 under the direction of Dr. Terry Willard, PhD. Learn more about Jeananne at jeanannelaing.com