Certified Minor PhytoCannabinoid Specialist™

The Phytocannabinoid Chemistry & Cannabinoid Isolation Specialist (PCCIS) credential makes you a recognized expert of Phytocannabinoids. Phytocannabinoid Specialists are formulators, practitioners, researchers, and professionals with the knowledge to design and implement custom programs for patients, custom formulations or other applications of Phytocannabinoids. Earning this certification demonstrates advanced skill and professional distinction.

2 hour Course
4 session credits (*2 Required panel sessions)
Video Proctored Exam: 25 multiple choice questions
8 CEUs per year for renewal

Technical Requirements: Renewal courses must be designated by the CBD Industry Association. Certification prospects have two opportunities to pass their exams, after which they must retake the required course. *Session credit requirements must be fulfilled at CBD Expo Conferences.

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Cohin Kakar, Pharm. D., MBA
Current Course Instructor & Curriculum Creator

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Kevin Schmidt, Ph.D
Past Course Instructor & Curriculum Creator

Event and Date:

CBDIA Certification Training – Saturday, March 7 , 2020 from 12pm to 2pm


CBD Expo South – Friday, April 17, 2020 from 12pm to 2pm


CannaFarm Con – Hemp Edition – Friday, May 22, 2020 from 12pm to 2pm


CWCBE / CBDIA Certification Training – riday, May 29, 2020 from 12pm to 2pm


CBD Expo Midwest – Friday, June 26, 2020 from 12pm to 2pm


CannaFarm Con & Concentration 2020 – Friday, August 20, 2020 from 12pm to 2pm


MyCo Con – Saturday, October 2, 2020 from 12pm to 2pm


CBD EXPO West – Friday, Nov 13, 2020 from 12pm to 2pm


CBD EXPO Southeast – Friday, Dec 4, 2020 from 12pm to 2pm

Please note: dates and times are subject to change