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Public Event at the National Institute of Integrative Medicine: Prof Kylie O’Brien PhD (Aust), Dr Philip Blair MD (US)and James Driskill (US)
GHI Australia Medicinal Cannabis Education Events Australia Feb 2020
Professor Kylie O’Brien and Dr Philip Blair MD (USA) have spent 9 days presenting 5 different education events in medicinal cannabis in Australia. This included a sell-out doctor training course in Brisbane in collaboration with the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM) and a public event at the National Institute of Integrative Medicine (NIIM) in Melbourne on 26 February 2020.
Pictured here with Prof Ian Brighthope, (founder of ACNEM and Board member of NIIM) and James Driskill, founder of Happy Tree Microbes (USA), an expert in medicinal cannabis cultivation.
Professor Kylie O’Brien Interview on Medicinal Cannabis with Guy Lawrence
Interview: Demystifying Medicinal Cannabis, CBD Oil & THC with Professor Kylie O’Brien. Guy Lawrence interviews Dr. Kylie O’Brien (Dec, 2019). Click Here to view interview.
Conference Events 2019
She was also the Keynote speaker at the Nutraceutical and Functional Foods Congress Asia in Singapore on 19-20 Nov 2019 where she spoke on the medicinal and nutraceutical value of cannabis.
Rifle Colorado is retiring its oldest K-9 dog and welcoming two new puppies, who will be trained to ignore the smell of marijuana when sniffing out drugs. Read Full Article at: Cannabist Colorado town's K-9 puppies will be trained to ignore weed
Citing disproportionate arrest and prosecution of minorities and people of color, the ACLU called for an end to marijuana prohibition in Pennsylvania. Read Full Article at: Cannabist ACLU says Pennsylvania should legalize marijuana, given racial disparity in arrests
Henderson, Nevada, near Las Vegas has approved the sale of recreational marijuana nearly four months after sales began across the state. Read Full Article at: Cannabist Recreational sales could start this weekend in another big Nevada city
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Community, Research, Education, Access, Training and Empowerment.
Building strong communities locally and globally by working with local communities on strategic healthcare solutions and public health initiatives.
Advancing sustainable healthcare by conducting clinical research into medicinal cannabis and other nutritional medicines in targeted areas of need.
Enabling health and wellbeing of individuals and communities by providing public education about nutrition/diet, exercise, environmental and other factors, and nutritional medicines such as medicinal cannabis.
Creating access to medicinal plant-based products including medicinal cannabis, through partnering with other organizations to provide optimal healthcare to underserved regions around the world.
Providing evidence-based training and certification in medicinal cannabis for medical practitioners, nurses, and allied healthcare practitioners via face-to-face and eLearning online training courses.
By lifting our communities together and living and promoting the values of self-respect and respect for others, we help build a strong foundation for a healthier world.
The GHI Foundation is focused on six main strategic areas:
We facilitate and conduct clinical research into the efficacy of medicinal cannabis and other plant-based medicines for the treatment of key areas of illness, and work collaboratively with local communities on community health projects in areas of need.
GHI provides evidence-based public education on a range of health issues, including nutritional and environmental approaches to health, with a focus on medicinal cannabis
GHI provides healthcare practitioner education in integrative medicine approaches to health, with a focus on medicinal cannabis, through a range of educational activities.
GHI provides consultancy services to medicinal cannabis, hemp, and other natural medicine companies including advice on education, R&D strategy, clinical study protocols, product information brochures and company/product-focused education.
Global Health Initiative is leading the effort to educate physicians, healthcare providers and potential patients about the benefits of cannabinoid-based medicine as part of its Human Health programs.