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  • Marijuana Awareness

  • In April 2017, the Government of Canada presented the Marijuana Act and introduced amendments to the Criminal Code to make non-medical Marijuana legal in Canada as of October 17, 2018. Government organizations are launching awareness campaigns to educate employers and workers about impairment in the workplace and in the community. 

    The legalization of Marijuana in Canada represents a significant change in how we talk about, view, and use Marijuana. What does legalization mean for each of us as members of the business community? What is Marijuana and what are the effects of using Marijuana? This seminar is intended to answer some of your questions about Marijuana, the legalization of Marijuana in Canada and what are the possible health risks of using Marijuana on a regular basis – medicinal or recreational. 

  • The seminar involves:

    1. What are the five key facts about Marijuana Legalization in Canada? 
    2. What is Marijuana? 
    3. What is the history of Marijuana in society? 
    4. What is the pharmacology of Marijuana? 
    5. What are the behavioural and physiological effects of using Marijuana? 
    6. What is the difference between Marijuana and synthetic cannabinoids? 
    7. What is THC? 
    8. What are the health risks for a Marijuana user? 

    Target Audience 
    This seminar is designed to educate property owners, property managers, employers, employees, insurance adjusters. restoration technicians and others who will encounter individuals that grow and/or use Marijuana on a regular basis. 

  • Instructor

    Patrick Martens is the CEO of an Alberta company that has been in the business of teaching management and safety to the oil and gas industry since 1994. More recently, his focus has been on the integration of management, safety and the environment in maintaining a safe workplace in the restoration industry.

    Pat has Bachelor degrees in both Science and Education plus a Master's degree in Educational Leadership. The Majors in University in Microbiology and Zoology were the prime motivators for his interest in the development of the many environmental hazard seminars that he has developed and delivered for adjusters and property managers. His research and collaboration with the leading environmental researchers in the USA have provided him with the most recent mitigation practices. This research has extended beyond mould and into asbestos, lead, odour, forensics, methamphetamine, fentanyl and many others. The world is changing and it is imperative we in the industry stay ahead of the game in keeping our clients and their families safe and healthy.

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