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Laura Lagano

Functional medicine nutritionist educating the world about holistic healing and lifting the stigma about medical cannabis to empower people

Laura Lagano is Co-Founder of the Holistic Cannabis Network, Co-Producer of the Holistic Cannabis Summit, and Education Director of the Holistic Cannabis Academy, whose combined goal is to lift the stigma about medical marijuana. By developing a digital education platform to train a global network of holistic medical cannabis coaches, the intention is to create a paradigm shift about cannabis. Boasting years of experience in food, nutrition, and wellness communications, as well as in health curricula and continuing medical education, Laura possesses a unique combination of science and communications savvy. <br /> <br /> As a registered and certified dietitian nutritionist, Laura consults with clients about personalized lifestyle medicine at her private practice Laura Lagano Nutrition in person and online. She has advanced training in nutritional biochemistry from the Institute of Functional Medicine, positioning her to be among a handful of dietitians with board certification in functional medicine. Laura entered the fields of nutrition and medicinal cannabis organically — she followed the path set by her children. Raising a child with a special needs has provided Laura with deep insight into life as both a parent and a health professional.

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