CANN Journal Club


CANN’s Journal Club is the only international journal club of its kind. Journal club focuses on recent peer reviewed publications in the cannabis science space and is open to the public free of charge. Sessions are held monthly and broadcast via webinar on Terpenes and Testing Magazine’s website terpenesandtesting.com. Presentations are often made by publication authors themselves. This provides an excellent opportunity for audience members to learn from and interact with leading cannabis scientists.  CANN is honored to have  Dr. Ethan Russo as the presenter for the first Journal Club of the season on September 19th, 11 AM PST.  Stay tuned for updates on presenters for upcoming Journal Club sessions.

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First Webinar, “The Case for the Entourage Effect and Conventional Breeding of Clinical Cannabis: No “Strain”, No Gain”, featuring Dr. Ethan Russo
Dr. Ethan Russo is a board-certified neurologist with specialization in child neurology and 20 years of experience in clinical practice. In 2003 Dr. Russo began work with GW Pharmaceuticals developing prescription pharmaceuticals from the cannabis plant. In 2015 he became medical director of PHYTECS, a company focused on optimizing the function of the endocannabinoid system. Currently Dr. Russo serves as the Director of Research and Development at the International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute.  He is also a prolific writer and is commonly published cannabis related research in peer reviewed journals.  At this session of CANN Journal Club Dr. Russo will be presenting on his recent publication “The Case for the Entourage Effect and Conventional Breeding of Clinical Cannabis: No “Strain”, No Gain”.

Schedule
September 19, 2019

  • 11:00 – 11:05am – Opening remarks by moderator Dr. Nigam B. Arora, Publication Committee Chair of CANN
  • 11:05am – 12:05pm – Presentation by Dr. Ethan Russo – “The Case for the Entourage Effect and Conventional Breeding of Clinical Cannabis, No “Strain,” No Gain”
  • 12:05 – 12:30pm – Question and answer session with the audience