This summer has seen more Cannabis Conventions, Meetings, Conferences and Expo’s than any other in the Canadian past. The promise of cannabis legalization has everyone from the consistent consumer to the prospective producer humming about its potentials. While the Canadian government Cannabis Task Force is preparing to release it’s recommendations, there is still little more than two aspects that seem to be secure in the minds of Trudeau’s Liberals.
The two aims are to 1) protect kids from accessing it and 2) keep gangs from profiting from it’s sale. One of the negative effects of prohibition has been to invite gangs to promote the sale of cannabis through the school yard. Taking the path of least resistance, young people who become part of the lucrative illicit supply chain and are subjected to the dangerous and deadly consequences of high stakes disputes in an unregulated arena.
With this background in mind, cannabis business enthusiasts are getting ready to steamroll the unregulated market with professional innovations and big investments. On October 14th and 15th, the Vancouver Hyatt will host the International Cannabis Business Conference.
The Tickets are $500 USD for the Full Weekend and After Party. Various Discount Codes have been made available including one from our favorite constitutional lawyer Kirk Tousaw, who will also be speaking.
Some of the other highlight presenters are Tommy Chong; Ed Rosenthal; Gabor Maté and Brendan Kennedy. Tommy is well known for his comedy act but also has a compelling experiences from his personal medical cannabis journey to share. Ed Rosenthal is an internationally renowned horticulturist, author, publisher, and Cannabis grower. Gabor Maté is an addiction research specialist who will explore the idea of cannabis use as part of a holistic understanding of what it means to be human. Finally, Kennedy is CEO of Privateer holdings whose subsidiaries include Tilray; Leafly and the Marley Naturals product line.
For more information visit: http://www.internationalcbc.com