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Posts Tagged: Medical Marihuana

Upcoming Certificate Opportunity: Quality Assurance for Medical Marihuana

AAPS is excited to announce our upcoming Quality Assurance for Medical Marihuana Certificate Program! The program will cover several important aspects of Medical Marihuana QA, including: Quality Assurance Fundamentals for Medical Marihuana Record Keeping for Medical Marihuana Writing Standard Operating Procedures for Medical Marihuana Complaints and Recalls for Medical Marihuana Sanitation Program for Medical Marihuana Production At the end of the training, participants will be provided with certificates for all the above courses in addition to an overall certificate titled “Quality Assurance for Medical Marihuana.” The program will be taught by AAPS’ Laleh Bighash and Pirouz Yousefian, starting March 18 and spanning the following.. READ MORE »

[New Webinar] Sanitation for Medical Marijuana

  Good Production Practices (Division 4 of the MMPR) mandates that Licensed Producers ensure the cleanliness of the premises and equipment. It is therefore extremely important to understand the fundamental principle of cleaning and sanitation procedures and to implement and use these procedures effectively. For this reason, AAPS has created an easily accessible webinar focused on Sanitation for Medical Marijuana. In this two-part webinar, Instructor Pirouz Yousefian will  concentrate on teaching three important aspects of an effective cleaning and sanitation program; Premise, Equipment and Personnel. Participants are given a thorough understanding of the importance of cleaning and sanitizing procedures and their.. READ MORE »

Hear AAPS’ Dean of Scientific Affairs Speak at the Canadian Medical Marihuana Conference

On October 1st 2015, AAPS invites you to hear Dean of Scientific Affairs, Laleh Bighash, speak at the Canadian Marihuana for Medical Purposes Summit in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her presentation “How to Effectively Respond to Health Canada’s Request for More Information” will focus on how to appropriately respond to Health Canada’s “Request for More Information” letters, minimizing the costly delay of the approval process.  She will address common questions received, recent changes to MMPR regulations and will cover her experience working with Health Canada in the current approval process. The conference will cover a range of topics related to the medical.. READ MORE »

Dean Laleh Bighash Speaks at the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Conference

On June 10, 2015 hundreds of attendees from all over Canada gathered for the second annual Canadian Marijuana for Medical Purposes Summit.  Various representatives from licensed producers to testing labs, lawyers and lobbying experts were in attendance to discuss the Canadian cannabis industry. COO and Dean of Pharmaceutical and Scientific Affairs Laleh Bighash was invited to speak at the conference about her extensive experience working with Health Canada and guiding clients through the application to become a Licensed Producer under the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR). The application to produce marihuana for medical purposes is strict and rigorous. A.. READ MORE »

Sanitation Program for Medical Marihuana

On June 5, 2015 AAPS hosted a Sanitation Program for Medical Marijuana Workshop. Led by AAPS’ Food Safety and Quality program coordinator, Pirouz Yousefian, the workshop was constructed to guide participants through Division 4 of the MMPR, Good Production Practices. Attendees were guided through the sanitation requirements suitable for Licensed Producers of Medical Marijuana and instructed on how to write, develop and install an effective sanitation program to ensure and maintain cleanly conditions. Preventative vs Reactive When it comes to dealing with contamination in laboratory settings, it is important to be implementing preventative measures rather than reactive. “Installing and developing an.. READ MORE »

Marijuana for Medical Purposes Summit (June 10-11)

After the tremendous success of last year’s conference, the International Pharmaceutical Academy (IPA), in association with AAPS, will be hosting its second annual Canadian Marijuana for Medical Purposes Summit. This two day workshop will take place on June 10 and June 11 at the Holiday Inn – Toronto International Airport. Guest speakers at this year’s conference include various representatives from licensed producers, testing labs, lawyers, lobbying experts and many more, all with extensive experience in the cannabis industry in Canada.  Their seminars will cover everything from the importance of lobbying with Federal government departments for MMPR to current medical marihuana production challenges and Health Canada.. READ MORE »

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