Recorded Webinar – Review of the Cannabis Act

Recorded Webinar Time: 1.5 Hours Cost: CAD$600+HST Buy Now!

Distinguished Faculty

Ms. Laleh Bighash

Dean of Pharmaceutical & Scientific Affairs and Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Ms. Bighash is the Dean of Pharmaceutical & Scientific Affairs and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS) – a registered career college by Ministry of Colleges and Universities offering applied education and hands-on training for the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and allied industry.

Ms. Bighash has a B.Pharm degree as well as the Bachelor degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology from University of Toronto, Canada. She also obtained her Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Schulich School of Business in Toronto, specializing in Finance and Strategy.

In her current role as the Dean of Scientific Affairs and Chief Operating Officer of Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS) Inc. She manages the educational and training direction of the college. Her activities include management of industry and government relations, overseeing of student, faculty, and staff activities and development of education policies and course contents of the AAPS programs.

Ms. Bighash is a co-founder and past Editor-in-chief of Canada’s only Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Trade magazine and executive director of Ontario Association of Career Colleges. She has lectured extensively and has been an invited speaker at many academic and industry events.

Her Professional career includes working for number of multinational pharmaceutical companies such as Genpharm Inc., Bayer Corp. and Eli Lily.


The Government of Canada has indicated that it intends to bring the Cannabis Act into force by October 17, 2018. To support implementation of the Act, regulations has been enacted in a range of areas, such as cannabis product standards and packaging and labelling requirements, to ensure that the risks and harms of cannabis are appropriately addressed under the legal framework.

This webinar aims to summarize the changes from the current ACMPR regulation and to provide a practical understanding of “Cannabis Act”.

  • Background
  • New Legal Framework
  • Licenses, Permits and Authorization
    • Standard Cultivation
    • Micro-Cultivation
    • Nursery
    • Standard Processing
    • Micro-Processing
    • Sale of Medicinal and Recreational Cannabis
    • Sale of Recreational Cannabis
  • Analytical Testing
  • Security
    • Physical Security
    • Personnel Security
    • Good Production Practices
  • Cannabis Tracking System
  • Packaging and Labelling
  • Cannabis for Medical Purposes
  • Health Products and Cosmetics with Cannabis

Who should attend?

Cannabis industry participants including employers and employees, those who are interested in joining the industry, licensed applicants, and suppliers to the industry