Nurse of the Year Award Winners Announced at 2022 Cannabis Nurses Network Celebration

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Recently, the Cannabis Nurses Network held their 2022 nurse appreciation celebration virtually. Events included an expo hall, a year in review, educational sessions and networking, and the awards ceremony.

On December 11, 2022, the Cannabis Nurses Network (CNN) held their third annual cannabis nurse appreciation celebration (1). A global organization for nurses, CNN was founded in 2015 with a mission to educate nurses on the science behind the cannabis plant and provide networking and support to bring education back to their communities (2). The virtual event was free for members and extended an invitation to nurses around the globe to join the network.

“If you've been wondering about ECS [endocannabinoid system] nursing, this is your opportunity to experience our community, sample our education programs, meet other ECS nurses, explore some of our members industry nursing businesses, and discover if ECS nursing and CNN Members is for you,” read the event description.


The winners of the 2022 Nurse of the Year Awards are as follows (3):

  • Nurse Entrepreneurs of the Year
    Megan Mbengue
    Ashley Wynn-Grimes
  • Nurse Educator of the Year
    Janna Champagne
  • Nurse Advocate of the Year
    Shonda Broom
  • CNN Contributor of the Year
    Nique Pichette
  • Up and Coming Nurse of the Year
    Shakira Franklyn
  • Nurse Mentor of the Year
    Heather Manus