North Carolina Advanced CBD Certification
Above pricing is for a single seat purchase, see below for multi-seat pricing.
The North Carolina Advanced CBD Certification course provides an overview of the cannabis and hemp laws in North Carolina as well as foundational information about CBD. Although full-plant cannabis is not yet legal in North Carolina, CBD products are available to consumers in all 50 states due to the recent legalization of hemp at the federal level. We have provided the information you need to understand CBD and how it is produced, sold, and regulated in North Carolina. We also help you understand the implications of CBD policy to cannabis patients, practitioners, consumers, and workers.
If you are a dispensary, medical group, or company and interested in multi-seat pricing or a customized, white label course, please call 844.411.0500.
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Does your state have legal cannabis? No. As of this writing, October 25, 2022, North Carolina continues to be one of only 13 states that have not enacted a medical cannabis program in the country. In a January 2021 poll, Elon University found 73% of North Carolinians supported medical cannabis. In a May 2022 poll, support had increased to 82% with strong bipartisan support. For the first time ever, the North Carolina Senate passed a medical cannabis bill.
On June 6, 2022, the North Carolina Senate passed SB 711 the North Carolina Compassionate Care Act, sponsored by Sen. Bill Rabon (R), by a vote of 36-7. The bill, which was introduced in 2021, passed through four Senate committees before it was taken up by the full Senate.
However, the House of Representatives adjourned without taking up the legislation.
There are initiatives underway, although the two medical cannabis initiatives did not receive enough votes to be on the November 2022 ballots. At Medical Marijuana 411 we believe in the right to education. So we suggest starting your cannabis education certification with our Advanced CBD Certification or even check out our courses on FDA Approved Cannabinoid Medications.
It is important to remember that MM411, Inc is not advocating to break the law but believes that laws will change in North Carolina and want to give those interested in the science behind the plant, the opportunity to learn more.
What does the Advanced CBD Certification Include?
This course has been designed to walk you through the fundamentals of CBD and by using the science and research of how this natural medicine can possibly improve your health and wellness. CBD is not the same thing as cannabis, marijuana or hemp. CBD is a single compound in the cannabis plant, from the Cannabaceae family of plants. Cannabis produces many naturally occurring compounds, including CBD.
Our courses and certifications will provide you with knowledge and skillset to enter the cannabis job market competitively, right out of the gate.
The Advanced CBD Certification is an online course that covers a series of 10 modules designed to teach healthcare and industry professionals the fundamental topics of CBD derived products and includes a specific module on the legal framework of Indiana marijuana and CBD laws.
In addition to North Carolina specific CBD Oil regulations, learn about the federal legal framework, the basics of the cannabis plant, the Endocannabinoid System, and how cannabinoid receptors work with our bodies. Did you know that Healthcare Professionals are covered by Federal Law to talk to patients about Medical Marijuana even in non-legal states by an existing statute? That’s the wealth of information contained in MM411, Inc. certifications.
This certification also includes: video testimonials from scientists and medical experts, downloadable infographics, additional visuals to support the written content followed by an exam to receive your certificate. Any individual wanting to learn more about the science of cannabis will find the course valuable.
North Carolina–Marijuana Legal Overview
North Carolina is considered a “low THC” state, which means that despite federal allowance for hemp products with up to .3% THC, the state law is even more restrictive with respect to THC content. North Carolina law dictates that cannabis extracts containing less than nine-tenths of one percent THC and at least five percent CBD by weight are the only legal cannabis products in North Carolina
Module 1 – CBD What You Need To Know
- Intended Audience/Purpose/Desired Tone
- What is CBD?
- Cannabis sativa
- Cannabidiol (CBD)
- Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) or delta-9-THC
- CBD For Wellness
- Rise of CBD Popularity
Module 2 – CBD History And Legal Landscape (including North Carolina Legal)
Understanding The Plant Basics
- Cannabaceae – Family of Plants
- Cannabis sativa – Species
- Sativa, Indica and Ruderalis – Sub Species
- Cultivars (individual plant types)
– Cannabis sativa genus, subspecies
- Cannabis sativa -sativa
- Cannabis sativa -indica
- Cannabis sativa -ruderalis
- Chemovar -Chemical Classification Of Cannabis
- Type I
- Type II
- Type III
- Classifications of Cannabis
- History of Cannabis
- Cannabis in the ancient world
- Cannabis in the modern world
- How Drugs are Scheduled in the US
- Legally Approved US States
- Country Implications
- CBD Regulations and Patient Safety
- Inconsistent Regulations
- Lack of Education
Module 3 – CBD And The Body – Understanding How CBD Works With The ECS
- Endocannabinoid System (ECS) – Largest Receptor System
- Discovery of the ECS
- Mechanics of the ECS
- Endocannabinoid Tone
- Cannabinoid Receptors
- CB1 and CB2 Receptors
- Endogenous cannabinoids
- Anandamide, N-arachidonoylethenolamine (AEA)
- 2-Arachidonoylglycerol (2-AG)
- Biased Signaling
- Retrograde Inhibition
Module 4 – CBD and the Body
- Exogenous Cannabinoids & Phytocannabinoids
- CBD and THC – Major Cannabinoids
- 113+ Minor Cannabinoids
- Know Your Cannabinoids
- Entourage Effect
- Types of Cannabinoids
- Terpene Chart
Module 5- What Does CBD Do?
- Endocannabinoid Tone for Homeostasis
- CBD Interacts with Other Biological Pathways
- At a Glance – Health Benefits of CBD
- ECS Deficiency Syndrome
- Reduction of Pharmaceutical Medications
- Death by Drug
- Side Effects
- Cannabis Use Disorder
Module 6 – How to CBD? Finding the Right CBD Product
- Various CBD Products
- CBD Isolate
- Broad Spectrum
- Full Spectrum
- Marijuana and Hemp as Legal Terms – Definitions
- CBD:THC Ratios
- Ways to Consume CBD
- Tinctures and Oils
- High CBD Flower
- Delivery Methods and Timing
Module 7 – Sourcing Quality CBD Products
- Certified Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)
- Interpreting Lab Testing and Certificates of Analysis
- Seed to Sale
- Cannabinoid and Terpene Composition
- Interpreting CBD Labels
- Where to Purchase CBD
- Hemp-Derived CBD Products
- Online Provider
- Brick and Mortar Store
- Cannabis Dispensary
- Budtender/Consultant/Wellness Consultant
- Cannabis Educated/Friendly Medical Professionals
Module 8 – Finding The Right CBD Product For You
- Patient Centered Dosing
- Self-Titration Through Microdosing
- Dosing Considerations by Product Type
- Cannabinoid Guide
- Finding Your CBD:THC Ratio
- Step-by-Step Dosing Protocol
- Preventative Wellness and Proactive Approach to Health
- Set and Setting
Module 9 – CBD For Specific Ailments
- Anxiety and Depression
- Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD)
- Autoimmune Conditions
- Gastrointestinal disorders (GI)
- Lung Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Neurodegenerative disorders(NDs)
- Parkinson’s Disease (PD)
- Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)
- Huntington’s Disease (HD)
- CBD for Brain Injury
- Epilepsy and Seizures
- CBD for Drug Addiction
- Opioid Addiction
- Chronic and Acute Pain
- Fibromyalgia (FM)
Module 10 – Glossary
With over 800+ current, peer reviewed citations, Medical Marijuana 411 is proud to be the global leader in online medical marijuana education for patients, medical professionals and dispensary consultants.
Additional videos from leading cited experts, scientists and physicians, and downloadable graphics are part of this certification. Here is a partial list of the scientists, researchers, educators and lawyers whose work is cited within the Medical Marijuana 411 certifications.
Our goal of creating the most current content for this cannabis certification course was obtained by using peer-reviewed research from industry experts. All citations utilized in this course meet standard guidelines and are part of the public domain. Experts listed below are not affiliated with Medical Marijuana 411 and no endorsement or authorization should be inferred by their inclusion on our website. Medical Marijuana 411 has included links to each expert to ensure credit is given for their research, legal and scientific studies under the guidelines of “Fair Use.”
- Dr. Lumir Hanuš
- Dr. Vincenzo Di Marzo
- Dr. Robert Melamede
- Dr. Dustin Sulak
- Dr. Bonni Goldstein
- Professor Roger Pertwee
- Dr. Shohami
- Dr. Ester Fride
- Dr. Melanie Dreher
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