Membership of the CCIC is free of charge and is open to Canadian scientists and health care practitioners. CCIC members have access to high-quality educational resources and research information and opportunities. Members may also stay informed and up-to-date concerning developments in cannabinoid research.
Associate Membership is open to:
Honorary Membership may be granted to individuals nominated by the Board of Directors on the advice of any member of the Consortium. These individuals may include individuals who have made a major contribution to the development of cannabinoid therapeutics in Canada or other countries.
Emeritus Membership may be granted by the Consortium to medical colleagues who have retired from active practice or academic work. Colleagues may also apply for Emeritus status.
Observer status shall be accorded to individuals who have demonstrated a sustained interest in the mission of the Consortium, but who do not qualify for Active, Associate, Honorary or Emeritus Membership.
An Observer shall not be a member of the consortium thus shall have no vote nor hold office. Observers will be granted access to the Consortium’s online resources through a username and password; they will also be included in the CCIC mailing list and receive newsletters and updates. The Board of Directors retains the authority to redefine or revoke benefits or status of Observers without notice.
Examples of Observers may include: pharmaceutical company employees, patients, members of activist groups or interested persons from non-medical backgrounds.
A Membership Committee will review applications for membership in the Consortium. The Membership Committee will prepare, on an annual basis, a list of prospective members that will be reviewed and ratified by the Board of Directors. Ad hoc submissions may be considered at the discretion of the Executive Committee and put forward to the Board of Directors for review and ratification. Applications for membership shall be submitted to the Secretary who will serve as Chairperson of the Membership Committee. The membership committee will establish criteria for evaluating membership submission.
Admittance into membership is done by the Board of Directors, in its sole discretion, in accordance with criteria determined by the Membership Committee.
Any member who violates either the objects or the by-laws of the Consortium may be deprived of their membership upon written notification by the Board of Directors.
DISCLAIMER: Information regarding membership listed online has been adapted from the CCIC By-Laws and membership related policies and is subject to change. Attempts are made to keep online information up-to-date. Any questions or concerns should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org