Cannabis Chemistry Subdivision

The Nascent Cannabis Chemistry
Subdivision Press Release

Cannabis Chemistry Committee now Cannabis Chemistry Subdivision By Ezra Pryor, Erika Oltermann and Jahan Marcu October 27, 2015

American Chemical Society

The Cannabis Chemistry Committee of the Small Chemical Business Division (SCHB) of the American Chemical Society (ACS) announced today their accomplishment of subdivision status. The expansion includes a new host, the Division of Chemical Health and Safety (CHAS). The subdivision’s new name is The Cannabis Chemistry Subdivision and will utilize the abbreviation “CANN”. Growing faster than ever, CANN is eager to offer membership and showcase the benefits of getting involved.


Member benefits are numerous and growing, from a free hard copy subscription to the Journal of Chemical Health and Safety to receiving discounted membership and services with other organizations with which we associate closely. Having relationships with organizations like Americans for Safe Access, The International Association of Cannabinoids as Medicine, American Oil Chemistry Society, Association of Official Agricultural Chemists and several others, our members can receive exclusive access to content, events, and access to leading professionals of the cannabis industry.

Looking to the Future

At CANN we are always preparing for the next opportunity to engage and educate others. By joining CANN and getting involved you have a say in what cannabis programming is presented at ACS meetings. Get the chance to voice your opinions on ACS policy recommendations which impact lawmakers, take on a leadership role, or continue to build and strengthen your resume. Advance your career by attending members only networking events and meeting world class researchers, industry professionals and more. Additionally, those interested in having content accepted for society conferences and publications will receive expert support. CANN welcomes members of all ages, educational level and even non-ACS members. Help us shape the industry by joining today!

How to Join

Become a CHAS Member and have free access to
CANN membership
CHAS members must contact
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