Rielle Capler, MHA. After obtaining her masters degree in health administration, Rielle worked at Canada’s first medical cannabis dispensary from 1999 to 2007 where she gained first-hand experience with patients using cannabis to address diverse medical conditions and symptoms.
Rielle is a co-founder and advisory board member of the Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries. In January 2013, Rielle received the Governor General’s Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee medal for her work in this field.
Rielle is currently involved in several research projects related to cannabis and ayahuasca, and is pursuing a doctoral degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of British Columbia.