April 1st, 2019

// Beyond Legalization: 2nd Medical Cannabis Week highlights importance of continued R&D in the industry

Beyond Legalization: 2nd Medical Cannabis Week highlights importance of continued R&D in the industry

Business of Cannabis Announces Initial Programming and Launch of Medical Cannabis Talks Series to Focus Medical Cannabis Conversation

TORONTO, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Business of Cannabis announces that Canada's second annual Medical Cannabis Week will take place from May 6 to May 10, 2019 with programming running in Toronto as well as in other locations across the country.

"Understanding the foundational role that medical cannabis brings to the sector, we wanted to grow the platform across which this conversation will be hosted," said Jay Rosenthal, Co-Founder and President of Business of Cannabis, "This year we are announcing extended programming and a new content series to aggregate and focus on conversations related to the research, innovation, advocacy and regulatory issues."

Current speakers includes leaders from Ample Organics, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, HelloMD, Jamaican Medical Cannabis Corporation, Medicinal My Way, Opportunities New Brunswick and Strainprint Technologies, with more participants and venues to be announced in the coming weeks. The National Post is the official media partner for the week.

Events will kick off with a new content format: Medical Cannabis Talks which will see industry leaders present their impressions on the sector via live stream, as well as being aggregated into a new platform managed by Business of Cannabis.

"One of our key objectives in launching Medical Cannabis Week was to provide a dedicated space to focus on the conversations most important to the medical cannabis sector," said Blaine Pearson, Co-Founder and CEO, Business of Cannabis. "Medical Cannabis Talks will ensure that we continue to shine a light on the important advances in the medical cannabis space all year round."

To learn more about Medical Cannabis Week and to RSVP to specific events, please visit medicalcannabisweek.com.  

About Business of Cannabis
Business of Cannabis is a leading cannabis business media platform connecting industry leaders and investors with business news, specialized event programming and strategic consulting. With the objective of helping the cannabis sector reach maturity faster, Business of Cannabis produces sophisticated digital content, niche events series and creative programs for B2B and B2C audiences. Founded in 2017, Business of Cannabis has earned its place as a respected and trusted voice for the industry and investors in the ever-expanding international cannabis space. For more information, please visit www.businessofcannabis.ca

SOURCE Business of Cannabis


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