Cannabis 101 & Lessons Learned

Cannabis 101 & Lessons Learned

There is a lot of misinformation out there.  This session focuses on debunking the myths surrounding cannabis, highlighting the science behind the cannabis plant. We will help you understand all there is to know about cannabis, its effects and applications, various products and uses, and methods of consumption. We will clear the air and give you sensible, credible information about this complex plant. We will walk through the basics of cannabis, how employers can prepare for dealing with this in the workplace, and finally, what lessons have been learned from the legalization of recreational cannabis in Colorado in 2014.  

Dr. Ife Abiola

Dr. Ife Abiola joined the 420 Clinic in 2016 and has become a recognized authority in the scientific and medical applications of cannabis. Participating in numerous televised talks and forums detailing the necessity of education regarding cannabis, he has consulted and presented for such groups as Alberta Health Services, Peter Lougheed Hospital, Canadian Orthopedic Nurses Association and several other organizations and levels of government. He is a key member of the 420 Advisory Management team, providing cannabis education for medical, corporate and government clients.

Abiola attended the University of Lethbridge, where he majored in Biological Science, with a focus on Behavioral Ecology in the laboratory of University president Dr. Bill Cade. He transitioned into medicine, completing his basic science, topical medicine and infectious disease observer ships at the Spartan Health University School of Medicine and clinical rotations at Norwegian American Hospital in Chicago. He assisted in the Access at Madison Clinic suboxone program for patients suffering from opiate dependency in 2014 before completing his degree in 2015 with a focus in Internal Medicine and Pain Management.