June 22, 2016

With its client, Aslan Consulting appeared before Barrie City Council – Finance and Corporate Services Committee to discuss the growth of medical marihuana clubs and dispensaries.

June 16, 2016

Aslan Ross Consulting is pleased to announce that it will be sponsoring the charity cycling team – I Ride Cause I Can in the 2016 edition of the 150km Grand Bend to London MS Bike. Aslan Ross, along with some of its clients are providing the cycling jerseys for the team.

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May 30, 2016

Ivan Ross Vrána recently had an article published in DTK Men: The Spring/Summer 2016 Adrenaline Issue: “Seeing Through the Purplish Haze? Marijuana Legalization.”

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May 28, 2016

Ivan Ross Vrána spoke briefly and introduced Elliot Gauthier (VP and National Director Research and Analytics – Hill + Knowlton Strategies) at the recent Lift Expo held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Mr. Gauthier spoke about the recent national survey undertaken by Hill + Knowlton Strategies on the production and selling of marihuana in Canada. Download the PDF version of the survey below.


May 20, 2016

Celebrating four years of working with some of this country’s leading businesses. It has been a privilege to work with clients all across Canada. Aslan Ross is looking forward to the next four years.

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January 11, 2016

With its client, Aslan Ross Consulting appeared before The Grey Highlands Municipal Council to discuss local issues relating to the production of medical marihuana.

December 14, 2015

With the recent federal election and the new government’s commitment to legalizing marihuana, the Canadian market has once again become of interest in the United States. Ivan Ross Vrána travelled to San Francisco during the first week of December to meet with potential investors to discuss and provide advice regarding the challenges and opportunities related to Canada.

October 13, 2015

Ivan Ross Vrána recently had an article published in Lift News: “Australia vs. Canada – A Cannabis Policy Comparison.” To read the article please click the link below.

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September 8, 2015

Aslan Ross Consulting is very pleased to announce that Ivan Ross Vrána has joined Hill + Knowlton Strategies as an Associate (Ottawa office). He will continue to be the Principal behind Aslan Ross Consulting but will also work with Hill + Knowlton Strategies on various projects. For further information please click the link below.

News Release

May 20, 2015

It has been three years since Aslan Ross Consulting opened its doors – and a busy time it has been. Thanks to all of the previous and current clients of Aslan Ross, we appreciate your trust and confidence! With clients across Canada (and even one in Australia) we plan to continue to grow and maintain our standards of excellent service.

Thank you!

May 15, 2015

Ivan Ross Vrána will again be a speaker at the 2nd Annual Canadian Marihuana for Medical Purposes Summit, June 10 and 11, Toronto, Ontario organized by the International Pharmaceutical Academy. The title of Mr. Vrána’s presentation is: “Terra Australis – An Emerging Market: The Use of Cannabis for Medical Purposes”.

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April 23, 2015

Aslan Ross Consulting is pleased to announce that it is a principal sponsor of the Cannabis Economy conference (Part IV) to be held in Vancouver on August 18 to 19. To request an invite to this cross-industry summit bringing together business leaders from the cannabis market with business leaders from complementary industries to network and discuss best practices, please click on the link below.

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March 12, 2015

As a board member of the Australian Cannabis Policy Project (CPP), Ivan Ross Vrána was one of the principal authors of the CPP’s submission that was provided to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation CommitteeParliament of Australia.

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January 9, 2015

Aslan Ross Consulting will be supporting and making a donation to the 150km 2015 MS Ride, Grand Bend to London (Ontario), July 25-26. Ivan Ross Vrána will be taking part in this ride and is on the team I Ride Cause I Can.

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September 16, 2014

Ivan Ross Vrána was a featured speaker at the International Pharmaceutical Academy conference in Toronto on medical marihuana. Download the PDF presentation Health Canada’s Policy Rationale Behind the Development of the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) below.

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July 4, 2014

The Principal of Aslan Ross Consulting, Ivan Ross Vrána undertook a Podcast with James West from MidasLetter. The topic under discussion was the marihuana market and regulatory requirements in Canada.

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