Cannabis Consulting is not a regulated profession. However, the IORCC was established in order to assure the public that anyone consulting them on the use or production of cannabis for health and wellness are meeting high educational standards. The designation “Registered Cannabis Consultant Practitioner” and "Registered Medicinal Marijuana Consultant" signifies a practitioner consulting in the use and production of cannabis products has met the standards of the IORCC – a voluntary, independent, non-profit association.