Joelle Walker

Director of Public Affairs

Canadian Pharmacists’ Association

Joelle Walker is the Vice President of Public Affairs for the Canadian Pharmacists Association. In this role, Joelle leads the Association’s advocacy initiatives with key decision-makers and stakeholders, by increasing the profile and reputation of the profession, and advancing specific public policy issues affecting the pharmacy sector.


Joelle has over 13 years of advocacy experience in law, government relations, and communications previously working on the Canadian Cancer Society’s national advocacy agenda.


Joelle has a Bachelors of Political Science and an LLB from the University of Ottawa.

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Day 1: Oct 6, 2020

Day 2: Oct 7, 2020

Day 3: Oct 8, 2020

1:50 pm

1:50 pm

Panel Discussion

Improve Your Assessment of the Medical Cannabis Market with the Latest Pharmacoeconomics and Health Canada Policy Developments for Pharmacies

The use of medical cannabis has continued to increase in tandem with greater knowledge concerning its effectiveness in treating various disorders.  Decisions regarding whether your organization should include it in your pipeline or formulary need to be backed by an evidence-based approach.  Discover the latest developments in the use of medical cannabis to assist you to:

  • Better understand the opportunities this market represents and evaluate whether the benefits of entering it outweigh the risks of staying out
  • Assess the growing body of evidence that supports the use of medical cannabis especially among older patients
  • Gain insight into how Health Canada is moving forward with policies for cannabis products in pharmacies

Benefit your organization with an evidence-based approach to decisions on medical cannabis