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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

PMTC hosts regional seminar on Medical Marijuana in Alberta

The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) will be hosting the third of its regional seminars on Canada’s medical marijuana industry in Wetaskiwin, Alta. May 3.

The PMTC said the seminar would be delivered by occupational health field physician Dr. Barry Kurtzer, who has practised occupational medicine since 1977, and is aimed at helping employers address the increasingly complex workplace problems created by the country’s evolving medial marijuana industry.

“The PMTC continues to expand its educational and networking offerings,” said Mike Millian, PMTC president. “This seminar was previously held in Nova Scotia and Ontario, and we want to ensure the valuable information that is presented at this seminar is made available to our members in as many regions of this great country as possible. Non-members are encourage to register as well, this information will be valuable to anyone in the transportation Industry.”

The seminar, which will run from 1-3:30 p.m., will cover how medical marijuana regulatory changes could impact the transportation industry; medical qualification to drive issues; health benefits and risks of using medical marijuana; and the game plan for employers.

Contact Vanessa Cox at info@pmtc.ca or call 905-827-0587 to register for the seminar. Cost is $25 for PMTC and DriverCheck members, $100 for non-members.