San Francisco Chapter Webcast: Cannabis: Where Are We Now?

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Tuesday, 04 October 2022 (10:00 AM) - Tuesday, 04 October 2022 (11:30 AM) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

This webcast will: 

  • Describe cannabis and cannabinoid terminology; 
  • Explain the difference between FDA-approved drug and non-FDA-approved cannabis-based products; 
  • Provide an overview of current regulation of cannabis-based products in the US and around the world; and  
  • Share the importance of regulatory approval of drugs and incentivizing research and development to provide patients access to medicines with proven safety and efficacy profiles. 

This event is brought to you by the RAPS San Francisco Bay Area Chapter to encourage knowledge sharing and community development. RAC holders may claim 1.5 RAC recertification credit

A live Q&A with the speakers will follow the presentation.


Enterprise Member: Free
RAPS Member: Free
Nonmember: $25


Participants will:

  • Understand the current regulatory landscape for review and approval of cannabis-based drug products. 
  • Become aware of the differences between states and between countries of how cannabis-based products are regulated. 
  • Share the patient-focused perspective and benefits that cannabis-based products can provide when regulated and developed into approved medicines. 

Who Should Attend?

  • Regulatory and Quality Professionals interested in the complex political and legal landscape of obtaining approval from Health Authorities for cannabis-based drug products 
  • Public Policy Professionals
  • Project managers


For the best webcast experience, please use the Google Chrome browser. RAPS webcasts are also mobile- and tablet-accessible for your convenience. Registrants will receive instructions on how to log in 24 hours before the start of the webcast. A live Q&A portion with the speakers will follow the presentation. 


RAPS membership provides vital information for regulatory professionals and a place for networking and invaluable connections. Now is a great time to explore the many benefits to RAPS membership, including the Member Knowledge Center and our award-winning, private online community, Regulatory Exchange. Find out more about RAPS membership today.


Jennifer Triemstra, Associate Medical Director, Medical Affairs, Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Kay Doyle, Director, U.S. Public Policy & Public Affairs, Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Natasha Lorch, Senior Director, Global Public Policy, Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Natasha Harnisch, Global Regulatory Affairs Senior Manager, Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Cancellation Policy

RAPS reserves the right to cancel this program at its sole discretion. RAPS will not be responsible for travel or other costs incurred due to cancellation.

All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to Cancellations will receive a full refund minus a 20% administrative fee. RAPS is unable to accept cancellations by phone.

Paid registration substitutions may be accepted with written approval from RAPS for requests received before the start of the event. To transfer a registration, email with the event title, name of the original registrant and the contact information for the new attendee.

Proof of Attendance

RAPS will send an electronic letter or a certificate of attendance at the following the webcast.


Contact the RAPS Support Center:

Call +1 301 770 2920, ext. 200 (8:30 am–5:30 pm EST, Monday–Friday) or email

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