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MJ News Network Publishes Program Director Timothy Byars’ Opinion on Cannabis Education

August 19, 2022 MJ News Network recently published an opinion piece by Pacific College’s Director of Medical Cannabis Programs, Timothy Byars, on recent movements within the political landscape for medical cannabis. In July 2022, Democrats filed a bill called the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA). This bill would end federal cannabis prohibition, establish federal …

Sandra Guynes, Pacific Faculty Member, Cited by Healthline on CBD for Pain

July 25, 2022 Healthline, a resource for physical and mental wellness, recently cited Sandra Guynes, MSN, RN, who teaches in Pacific College’s Medical Cannabis programs, the medical cannabis certificate and Master of Science in medical cannabis therapeutics (MS-MCT), on pain management. The article focused upon a new 80-subject study that found that cannabidiol (CBD) can …

MyCannabis Interviews Medical Cannabis Program Director Timothy Byars

July 18, 2022 MyCannabis recently conducted an interview with Pacific College’s Director of Medical Cannabis Programs, Timothy Byars. An overwhelming majority of doctors complete medical school without learning anything about the endocannabinoid system (ECS), which he says is “too vast a physiological system and too important to continue to ignore”, or even medical cannabis in …

Timothy Byars Interviewed By Cannabis Health News on Medical Cannabis Education

July 7, 2022 Cannabis Health News recently interviewed Timothy Byars, Pacific College’s Director of medical cannabis programs, on the knowledge gap in the medical cannabis industry. Experts predict that the legal market for medical cannabis will increase to $143 billion by 2025, with demand for healthcare professionals with expertise in medical cannabis correspondingly skyrocketing. Very …

Bridging the Gap: Why the U.S. Need Clinicians with Expertise in Medical Cannabis

July 1, 2022 Historically, the cannabis industry has been one of the most controversial in the United States. Although federal law has prohibited cannabis use and distribution since 1937, in the past few decades, many states have been experimenting with cannabis liberalization policies. From a legislative standpoint, 2021 was a phenomenal year for the industry, …

Pacific College of Health and Science Announces New Master of Science in Medical Cannabis Therapeutics Program

With Its Focus on Clinicians, New Program Will Prepare Graduates to Meet Growing Demand for Qualified Cannabis Healthcare Professionals May 24, 2022 Pacific College of Health and Science today announced that its new Master of Science in Medical Cannabis Therapeutics (MS-MCT) program will be launching for the Fall 2022 semester. MS-MCT is specifically designed for …

Timothy Byars Cited By AFAR on Traveling with CBD

April 20, 2022 Timothy Byars, Pacific College’s Director of medical cannabis programs, was recently cited by the travel magazine AFAR on the legality of traveling with CBD, both domestically and internationally, as well as its potential benefits. As a federal agency, the TSA permits CBD products with less than 0.3% THC in both checked and …

Dr. Carey Clark, Pacific College Medical Cannabis Faculty, Interviewed by NurseDeck

April 1, 2022 An extensive interview with Carey Clark, PhD, RN, who not only teaches for but developed the Medical Cannabis Certificate program at Pacific College of Health and Science in San Diego, was featured by the most recent NurseDeck Magazine: An Insider’s Perspective of Nursing. Clark is also the immediate past president of the …

Insider Cites Eloise Theisen, Medical Cannabis Faculty, on THCA

November 3, 2021 Ashley Laderer, writing about THCA for INSIDER, extensively cited Eloise Theisen, a faculty member at Pacific College of Health and Science’s medical cannabis program and president of the American Cannabis Nurses Association. THCA is simply unheated THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which is the primary component of the cannabis plant that causes the “high” feeling …

Oncology Nursing News Interviews Eloise Theisen, Medical Cannabis Faculty Member

September 7, 2021 Lindsay Fischer with Oncology Nursing News recently interviewed Eloise Theisen, RN, MSN, AGPCNP-BC, current president of the American Cannabis Nurses Association (ACNA) and a member of the Pacific College medical cannabis program faculty, for their podcast “The Vitals”. They discussed the possible benefits and challenges of medical cannabis for cancer, as well …