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Bringing together a range of integrated health practitioners to create a platform that promotes products and supports holistic health across Australia is the aim of this week’s Can Do Health Co-op information evening.

It is being held at the Byron Community College this Thursday July 4 from 6 till 9pm. Information will be available to holistic health practitioners and those producing health products on the medicine and health teleplatforms that they are developing.

Through these platforms, members will be able to offer their services and products in the area of integrated health and wellness, explained one of the organisers Aaron Cassar.

Mentoring centre

‘We are also working on setting up a special mentoring centre in Tweed Heads to support initiatives in the health and wellness space and, in particular, for helping those looking to get more education and insight into being involved in the medicinal cannabis space,’ said Mr Cassar.

The information evening will provide the opportunity for people to look at what the co-operative model will be and how to become involved.

‘This is about providing smaller players and ordinary people access to the market,’ said Wayne Wadsworth, who is one of the organisers based at the Byron Community College.

The co-operative will be involved in the broader health and wellness sector, as well as having a focus on medicinal cannabis and hemp products.

‘The distribution and promotion of CBD is illegal; however, we are interested in educating people on the subject and will be working to support clinical trials in this area,’ said Mr Cassar.

The information evening will be able to supply interested participants with information on the structure of the co-op, membership, and the different ways that people can participate.

For more information on the Can Do Health Co-op, email Aaron Cassar at: [email protected]

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