Joshua Crossney is the President, CEO, & Founder of CSC Events, LLC., which hosts and operates the
world’s largest scientific and medical cannabis event, the semi-annual Cannabis Science Conference
(www.CannabisScienceConference.com), including a Canna Boot Camp (a full-day, hands-on workshop
that covers many aspects of cannabis science and industry).
He has a background in analytical science, recruiting, and event planning. He is doing his best to bridge the gap between analytical sciences and the medical cannabis industry to help improve the quality of medicinal cannabis products being used by patients.
Joshua is also the President & Founder of jCanna, Inc., (www.jCanna.com) a 501(c)3 non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of cannabis science, analytical testing, and personalized (precision) medicine.
The lack of unified methods and standards for contamination and potency in cannabis testing and the fact that some states don’t even require QC/QA testing for their medical cannabis programs was very troubling to Joshua. This led him to found jCanna. Joshua is especially
passionate about helping pediatric cannabis patients suffering from debilitating illnesses.
Joshua recently received the Vanguard Award at the 2019 Strides in Science Awards Gala for his global advocacy in advancing cannabis science, was named as one of the “Top 25 Innovators in 2020” by Cannabis & Tech Today, was featured in Marijuana Venture’s “40 Under 40: Rising Stars in the Cannabis Industry”, has been recognized two years in a row at the Cannabis Business Awards as 2016 & 2017 MVP
of the Year and was the featured cover story for 1000 Watts Magazine’s 2017 4/20 issue.
Joshua's company, CSC Events, LLC., was recently named as the “Best Annual Cannabis Science Event” by Global
Health & Pharma in their 2019 Medical Marijuana Awards.
He has also been featured for his work in the cannabis industry in major media outlets, such as Forbes, Huffington Post, CTV New and many others.
He's an internationally recognized public speaker in the cannabis industry and some of his recent international speaking engagements include Colombia, Israel, Jamaica and Canada.
Joshua is a contributing author for multiple publications and has also done on-camera hosting and moderating for multiple cannabis and scientific media outlets. He serves as Contributing Editor and Columnist for Cannabis Science & Technology magazine, from the producers of LCGC and Spectroscopy magazines.
Joshua is an Advisory Board member of CannaKids, a California Cooperative who supplies mold, pesticide and solvent free Honey Gold cannabis oil to children and adults who are suffering from cancer, autism, epilepsy, PTSD, Crohn’s disease, severe pain disorders, and so much more.
Joshua is an active member of the LGBTQ community, and a voice for equal rights worldwide. He often speaks out about diversity inclusion in the cannabis industry, including equality of race, gender, sexual orientation and economic/social standing.
Joshua has a motto of collaboration, not competition in this emerging industry where so much still needs to be accomplished and has worked hard to bridge the
gaps between cannabis, science and medicine.