We offer an array of workshops, classes, and professional courses for our members. Here you will find some of our public presentations, reports, and videos to enhance your knowledgebase.
The Cannabis Academy
Our 100% Online Cannabis science education program is designed to provide in-depth knowledge and understanding of the scientific aspects of cannabis, including its biology, chemistry, pharmacology, and therapeutic applications. These programs aim to equip individuals with the skills and expertise needed to contribute to the advancement of the cannabis industry through research, product development, quality control, and related fields.
The Cannabis Academy educational program typically covers a wide range of topics, our modular program includes:
- Cannabis Biology: This involves studying the anatomy, physiology, and life cycle of the Cannabis plant. Students learn about the different cannabis species and strains, plant genetics, cultivation techniques, and environmental factors that influence plant growth and development.
- Cannabis Chemistry: This focuses on the chemical compounds present in cannabis, including cannabinoids (such as THC and CBD), terpenes, and flavonoids. Students learn about the chemical structures, properties, and interactions of these compounds, as well as methods of extraction, purification, and analysis.
- Pharmacology and Therapeutic Applications: This area explores the effects of Cannabis on the human body and its potential therapeutic applications. Students learn about the endocannabinoid system, cannabinoid receptors, and the mechanisms of action of cannabinoids. They also study the use of cannabis for various medical conditions and the potential benefits and risks associated with its use.
- Quality Control and Testing: This covers the processes and techniques used to ensure the safety, quality, and consistency of cannabis products. Students learn about laboratory testing methods, quality assurance protocols, and regulatory compliance related to cannabis testing.
- Cannabis Research and Innovation: This aspect focuses on scientific research methodologies applied to Cannabis . Students learn about experimental design, data analysis, and interpretation of results. They may also explore emerging areas of research, such as cannabis genetics, formulation development, and novel delivery systems.
Join Us this this summer!
August 12-13 3pm-6pm PDT SESSION I: Medical Cannabis Science (Modules 1-3 )
August 19- 20 3pm-6pm PDT SESSION II: The Business of Cannabis Science (Modules 3-5 )
Free Introduction to Cannabis Science Short-Course!
2019 California State University, Northridge Biology Department SymposiumCSUNBIOMARCMBRS
2019 Abilities Expo Los Angeles, CACannabis-is-a-vegetable.-1
2019 Los Angeles Social Equity ReportRepairing-the-Harms-Creating-the-Future_-Centering-Cannabis-Social-Health-Equity-in-Los-Angeles-_-FINAL
2017 Autism One Colorado Springs, CO
Special Report: COVID-19
We would like to also offer this special report on COVID19 as we service the most vulnerable populations. Please take the time to read what you can do to prevent COVID19. We love you, wear a mask, and stay safe.
- What is the recovery time for the coronavirus disease?
They found that for people with mild disease, recovery time is about two weeks, while people with severe or critical disease recover within three to six weeks.
- Who is most at risk for the coronavirus disease?
People of all ages can be infected by the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Older people, and people with pre-existing medical conditions (such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease) appear to be more vulnerable to becoming severely ill with the virus. WHO advises people of all ages to take steps to protect themselves from the virus, for example by following good hand hygiene and good respiratory hygiene.
- Is coronavirus a bacteria or virus?
The new coronavirus is a respiratory virus which spreads primarily through droplets generated when an infected person coughs or sneezes, or through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose. To protect yourself, clean your hands frequently with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.
- Which are the first symptoms of the coronavirus disease?
The virus can cause a range of symptoms, ranging from mild illness to pneumonia. Symptoms of the disease are fever, cough, sore throat and headaches. In severe cases difficulty in breathing and deaths can occur.
HOW IT SPREADS
The virus that causes COVID-19 is mainly transmitted through droplets generated when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or exhales. These droplets are too heavy to hang in the air, and quickly fall on floors or surfaces.
You can be infected by breathing in the virus if you are within close proximity of someone who has COVID-19, or by touching a contaminated surface and then your eyes, nose or mouth.
PROTECTING YOURSELF & OTHERS
You can reduce your chances of being infected or spreading COVID-19 by taking some simple precautions:
- Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Why? Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be on your hands.
- Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and others. Why? When someone coughs, sneezes, or speaks they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which may contain virus. If you are too close, you can breathe in the droplets, including the COVID-19 virus if the person has the disease.
- Avoid going to crowded places. Why? Where people come together in crowds, you are more likely to come into close contact with someone that has COIVD-19 and it is more difficult to maintain physical distance of 1 metre (3 feet).
- Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth. Why? Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses. Once contaminated, hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose or mouth. From there, the virus can enter your body and infect you.
- Make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately and wash your hands. Why? Droplets spread virus. By following good respiratory hygiene, you protect the people around you from viruses such as cold, flu and COVID-19.
- Stay home and self-isolate even with minor symptoms such as cough, headache, mild fever, until you recover. Have someone bring you supplies. If you need to leave your house, wear a mask to avoid infecting others. Why? Avoiding contact with others will protect them from possible COVID-19 and other viruses.
- If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention, but call by telephone in advance if possible and follow the directions of your local health authority. Why? National and local authorities will have the most up to date information on the situation in your area. Calling in advance will allow your health care provider to quickly direct you to the right health facility. This will also protect you and help prevent spread of viruses and other infections.
- Keep up to date on the latest information from trusted sources, such as WHO or your local and national health authorities. Why? Local and national authorities are best placed to advise on what people in your area should be doing to protect themselves.