Canada’s Green Rush: Bringing Cannabis Health Products to Market

Clinical Trials, Drug Discovery and Development, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical, Pharmaceutical Regulation ,
  • Tuesday, January 15, 2019 | 1pm EST (10am PST)
  • 60 min

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Canada’s green rush is now in full effect. With legalization of recreational use now approved in Canada, and the medicinal market continuing to grow and mature in North America, opportunities for health products or products containing cannabis requires appropriate product planning steps for securing a competitive advantage.

Join this webinar to hear from expert speakers on key topics affecting the Canadian cannabis industry today, including:

  • Areas of expertise required for successful path to market
  • Navigating current & anticipated regulations in Canada & USA
  • Successful product development strategies
  • Research requirements for claims substantiation in North America

Speakers

Najla Guthrie, President/CEO, KGK Science Inc.

As an internationally recognized scientist in the field of nutrition, Najla has published over 32 papers in peer-reviewed journals in her 21 years operating KGK Science. She has been responsible for the recruitment of an integrated research and product development team that today maintains a reputation for world-class nutraceutical science with an emerging expertise in cannabis research. Najla is widely recognized as a leading nutraceutical industry expert and spokesperson as well as being active in several nutraceutical industry groups.

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Andrew Charrette, Senior Manager of Regulatory Affairs & Project Management, KGK Science Inc.

Andrew Charrette leads the regulatory affairs division of KGK Science and has an in-depth knowledge of the cannabis regulations in North America, Europe and Uruguay. He has experience in submitting Cannabis Research License applications to Health Canada under the new Cannabis Act, organizing over 50 submissions to Health Canada and has provided consulting for numerous product claims as well as NDIN and GRAS submissions. Andrew received his undergraduate degree in Pharmacology and Physiology from the University of Western Ontario and later obtained a Master’s degree in Neuroscience from the University of Ottawa.

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Who Should Attend?

Industries:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Raw Materials

Job Titles:

  • Executives & Directors
  • Regulatory Affairs/Compliance
  • Project Management
  • Clinical Research
  • Marketing
  • Growers
  • Supply Chain
  • Science

What You Will Learn

  • Areas of expertise required for successful path to market
  • Navigating current & anticipated regulations in Canada & USA
  • Successful product development strategies
  • Research requirements for claims substantiation in North America

Xtalks Partner

KGK Science

KGK Science is a global contract research organization (CRO) that has specialized in human clinical trials for the health, nutrition and cannabis industry for over 21 years. KGK Science integrates scientific, clinical research, commercial and regulatory expertise to deliver solutions for propelling health and wellness products to market. KGK Science is focused on utilizing evidence based scientific research to best serve working partnerships with global brands marketing dietary supplements, branded ingredients, functional foods & beverages and medical foods. Seeking to maintain long-term relationships with our employees, customers, suppliers and other industry participants, KGK Science conducts its business on the basis of quality, reliability, innovation and integrity.

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