Cannabinoid Biochemistry for Health and Wellness

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As the use of legal cannabis is now part of the Canadian landscape, dietitians must understand the importance of the endocannbinoid system, its dietary precursors, how to optimize the system, and how botanical products can augment the system for health and wellness. Dr Michael Verbora provides an update on the regulations on cannabis products that may have dietary health implications in recreational and medicinal use. He explains how best to discuss with clients on the potential benefits and harms of cannabis and how to maximize benefit through complimentary dietary and lifestyle choices. Become educated on the overall evidence for medical cannabis in alleviating symptoms and improving quality of life.

Host: Oncology Network

Date: June 7, 2019, DC National Conference

Speaker: Michael Verbora MD MBA  completed a Family Practice residency at the University of Toronto. He is a member of the Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids, Doctors for Responsible Access and the Canadian Pain Society. He has completed over 3,000 cannabinoid therapy consultations, and is a global medical expert in the field of cannabinoid therapy. He has served as medical director for Canabo Medical Corp which operates over twenty clinics across Canada and now serves as Chief Medical Officer of Aleafia, a Canadian Licensed Producer. He serves as a delegate on the Ontario Medical Association and sits on the executive of the Ontario Medical Association Cannabis Interest Group.


  • Video presentation (80 minutes) with the presentation slides (pdf)
  • Audio file (mp3 file)

Cost: $19.95 for members; $24.95 for non-members; $14.95 for students

Last Updated: November 5, 2020

Type: Learning on Demand

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