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    Medical Cannabis Certification at Emerald Cup

    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: December 9, 2016

    Patient Focused Certification

    A project of Americans for Safe Access

    Contact:  Jahan Marcu (215) 828-9183

    Medical Cannabis Certification at Emerald Cup

    Americans for Safe Access Attends Emerald Cup to Demonstrate and Discuss Patient Focused Certification for Medical Cannabis Products with ASA’s Chief Scientific Officer

    What: PFC certification for Medical Cannabis, product label demo and panel discussion
    Who: Jahan Marcu, Ph.D – Patient Focused Certification, Americans for Safe Access – Finely Hall Booth #8

    Kristin Nevedal – Humboldt’s Finest, Patient Focused Certification – Little Cow Palace Booth# p53/54

    When: Saturday December 10th

    KRAFT STAGE – CULTIVATION

    1:00-2:15pm – Certifying Your Farm: The Importance in 2017

    FINLEY STAGE – SCIENCE AND COMPLIANCE

    2:45-4:00pm – Terpenes: Creating the New Nomenclature for Cannabis

    Where: Finley Hall Booth #8

    Sonoma County Fairgrounds

    1350 Bennett Valley Road

    Santa Rosa, CA 95404

    http://theemeraldcup.com/faqs

    Why: As the medical cannabis industry develops, Patient Focused Certification (PFC) will be central to standardize dosage and meet applicable health and safety regulations. PFC is the only certification developed through the APHA standards and with state government contracts.

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    Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is the largest national member-based organization of patients, medical professionals, scientists and concerned citizens promoting safe and legal access to cannabis for therapeutic use and research, with  over 100,000 active members in 50 states . ASA works to overcome political and legal barriers by creating policies that improve access to medical cannabis for patients and researchers through legislation, education, litigation, grassroots actions, advocacy and services for patients and caregivers.