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  • Ira Price

    Ira Price MD, FRCPC

    • Bio

      Dr. Ira Price is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine through the Department of Internal Medicine at McMaster University. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons trained in Emergency Medicine, with a Fellowship in Sports Medicine. For the past eight years Dr. Ira has been a leader in the clinical application of natural pain solutions and Cannabinoid therapeutics. In 2011, Dr. Price opened the first clinic in Ontario dedicated solely to evaluating patients for the use of medical cannabis, called Synergy Health Services. Dr. Price then founded the Medical Cannabis Journal Club of Hamilton; the first accredited Medical Cannabis Journal Club. Dr. Price’s Medical Cannabis practice has been peer reviewed. His dedication and forward thinking is recognized on the national stage. Relying on evidence based principles, Dr. Price developed an effective clinical pathway for the evaluation of patients. Most recently he developed CARE – Cannabis Accreditation, Research and Education – a Seminar style certification for the medical and lifestyle communities. He is an internationally known lecturer who has educated countless numbers of physicians and patients on the use cannabinoids. Dr. Price’s interests lie in the development of protocols for the clinical application of cannabinoids and the safety of cannabis in the public domain. Dr. Price assumed many roles within the growing Cannabis industry; including medical director and research advisor of federally approved Licensed Producers. He assisted in the development of SOP’s and regulatory standards that would become part of the backbone of the corporation. Dr. Price’s extensive knowledge and expertise within the Cannabis market allows him to be a top consultant. His ability to forecast and analyze the Cannabis market has translated into huge wins for both Licensed Producers and Investors alike. Dr. Price’s other roles include: Director of Cannabis Research Associates; Team Physician Varsity Rugby 2009-2017; Partner Cannabliss- Retreats California, USA.