October 17, 2018 was a historic day! Canada became the second country in the world, after Uruguay, to fully legalize cannabis.
Unlike Uruguay where personal possession was never a crime, Canada’s road to legalized cannabis began with medical use legislation in 2001.
Cann U created Media’s Guide to Cannabis to help your efforts in providing accurate and unbiased information.
The course contains learning opportunities in four areas: history, effects in the body, safety and legalities. We’ve also included a comprehensive Resources page to help you with your research.
Cannabis has been around forever … literally! In this module we touch on the highlights of this rich history from antiquity to today. In this module you will learn that:
Cannabis was criminalized in Canada more than a decade before it was outlawed in the United States. This module follows the cannabis legal journey beginning in 1908 (prior to the 1923 prohibition) to today.
This 110 year long journey encompasses:
References are provided at the end of the module.
Now that you know a little about cannabis’ history, we’ll explore ten common myths about cannabis that were the center of prohibition propaganda for over 70 years.
Learn the answer to these questions and more in this fun and light-hearted lesson.
Within each of us is a biological system as important as our other vital organ systems. But you didn’t learn about the endocannabinoid system in school!
In this fascinating module you will learn:
Is cannabis really a viable medicine or just an excuse for people to get high? By the end of this video you will definitely understand that cannabis is absolutely a viable medicine!
By the time you are finished watching the Benefits of Cannabis Medicine you will have a good understanding how cannabis can help manage or treat 13 common medical conditions, including:
Indica, Sativa, Hybrid?
Everyone is talking about THC and CBD but do you really understand the difference?
In this module you will learn:
To gain benefits from cannabis it needs to be taken into the body.
In this module we will explore:
Cannabis is a very safe plant, however users should understand the few areas where caution is required. These include:
Following up on the safety module, this lesson on side effects goes a bit deeper into both undesirable side-effects and possible desired-effects of using THC. These include:
The new Cannabis Act came into effect on Oct 17, 2018, however the medical cannabis system was left largely unchanged. This modules explores the major differences between the two systems of cannabis legalization in Canada.
When recreational cannabis became legal on Oct 17, 2018 the medical cannabis system in Canada remained largely unchanged.
Canada recognizes that cannabis use for medical purposes is a viable option for those looking for ways to manage and treat certain medical conditions.
There are certain steps a medical cannabis user must take to access cannabis for medical purposes. This module provides information on:
This module provides a comprehensive list of online resources for federal, provincial and municipal cannabis resources.
Cann U is an online learning platform and go-to cannabis resource hub for those with any level of experience or knowledge seeking ways to incorporate cannabis into their personal health care plan.
Created by Dr. Richa Love, a prominent cannabis physician, industry leader and speaker, CannU Educational Services exists to fill the large gap in cannabis education for medical and novice users.