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

Event and Date:

CBD Expo South – Friday, August 28, 2020 from 7am to 9am


NCIA / Cannabinoid Medicine Studies – Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 12pm to 2pm


CWCBExpo / CBDIA Pavillon, NY – Friday, October 2, 2020 from 12pm to 2pm


CWCBExpo / CBDIA Pavillon, Boston – Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 12pm to 2pm


CMS Certification Training, Portland – Saturday, November 7, 2020 from 11:30am to 1:30pm


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


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


Concentration 2021 – Friday, February 26, 2021 from 12pm to 2pm


CWCBExpo / CBDIA Pavillon, Los Angeles – Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 12pm to 2pm


CBD Expo MIDWEST & CannaFarm CON – Hemp Edition – Friday, March 26, 2021 from 12pm to 2pm

Please note: dates and times are subject to change