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HCA Co-Founder Laura Lagano, MS, RDN, CDN

Step Up to a New Career in Cannabis:

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Cannabis as a Healing Plant.

Become a Holistic Wellness Practitioner!


I want to be a medical cannabis professional and step up to a new career by becoming a Holistic Cannabis Practitioner

I am canna-curious and want to know about pursuing a cannabis career by becoming a Holistic Cannabis Coach

I would like to consult
with cannabis wellness pioneer Laura Lagano
to find out how she can help my company

The practitioner training program about how to get better client results with medical cannabis, while growing your business.

The green rush has arrived with 33 states and DC with medical marijuana & over 10 with personal adult (aka: rec) use. And, what about CBD—it’s everywhere! The plant is big business for sure. That’s not all this ancient plant represents. Cannabis is leading the way for Personalized Lifestyle Medicine. Rather than a gateway drug, as once inappropriately derided, cannabis can be a gateway to health and wellness. Consumers are ready to change the health paradigm to selfcare. That’s why Laura, as an integrative practitioner and educator, co-wrote the curriculum on integrating cannabis with nutrition, aromatherapy, massage, herbal medicine, and other holistic modalities and wants you to learn about the power of cannabis.

Why you should take our Practitioner Program?

Because we are incredible curricula developers & have put together a premier cannabis education program with the best cannabis clinicians, researchers & advocates who know how to teach.   

There is no better time to jump in & join colleagues who are passionate about offering the latest & most ancient healing tool by becoming a Holistic Cannabis Practitioner.   

We believe in our hearts that our signature practitioner program is the best training for professionals who want to take practices to the next level & help more clients in the process. Imagine where you’ll be after becoming a Holistic Cannabis Practitioner!



Our Cannabis Education Programs

Signature Program

The practitioner training program about how to get better client results with medical cannabis, while growing your business.

Coach Program

Ideal for caregivers, patients, and canna-curious consumers

Curated Packages

We curated 23 modules from our Holistic Cannabis Practitioner program into 6 packages of 3-5 modules each, so you could sample our signature program in smaller chunks.

WHNA Program

A selection of 14 hand-picked modules from the Holistic Cannabis Academy Signature Program for the Women’s Health Nutrition Academy.

Tell me more about Laura Lagano?

Laura Lagano, MS, RDN, CDN

Laura Lagano, MS, RDN, CDN

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Laura Lagano is the author of The CBD Oil Miracle (St. Martin’s Press) and co-founder and education director of the Holistic Cannabis Academy.

Laura’s journey to cannabis was led by her dissatisfaction with what conventional healthcare had to offer her daughter, Isabella Speranza, whose name literally means beautiful hope.

As one of a handful of RDNs who has completed the prestigious Institute of Functional Medicine program, Laura integrates her expertise in nutrition, functional medicine, and cannabis in her private practice Laura Lagano Nutrition LLC.

She speaks frequently at conferences about the ancient plant, consults with cannabis-related companies, and serves on the advisory boards of medical marijuana dispensaries. One of the first dietitians to work in the media, Laura writes for Kitchen Toke and Holistic Primary Care magazines and has written for or been quoted in the New York Times, Forbes, HuffPost, Stitcher, MerryJane, The Daily Beast, and numerous other media outlets. Laura’s core value system is about nurturing relationships though collaboration to eliminate “cannaphobia” globally.

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