TAMPA, Fla., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- FLORIDA CANNABIS COALITION aims to widen its reach and ensure more Floridians than ever get a first hand look at America's medical cannabis industry, meet some if its most important players and learn how to implement best practices in Florida.
The organizers of Central Florida's highly-acclaimed medical cannabis event, CannaBiz Day Orlando, are breaking new ground by widening access to the next big event. CannaEd Day Boca Raton will take place on Friday, July 11 from 12:00PM – 6:00PM at the Renaissance Marriott Hotel and will feature a lineup of expert speakers from the cannabis industry including business owners, activists, consultants, attorneys and doctors. Registration for the event is available on floridacannabiscoalition.com/events for just $99 when you register by July 7, 2014.
"The interest we've received after the success of CannaBiz Day has been both overwhelming and inspiring," said Tom Quigley, CEO Florida Cannabis Coalition. "There is a thirst for information about cannabis, from potential patients to businesses owners and investors. We recognize this increased demand for the critical information we provide at our events, such as the rapidly evolving processing, packaging and portion size trends for cannabis edibles and new alternative delivery methods. Our finger is on the pulse of the industry to prepare our members for legalization in Florida and designed CannaEd Day to be the most accessible, highest-quality cannabis educational business event to ever hit the Sunshine State."
Experts have already signed up to appear at CannaEd Day in Boca Raton discussing a range of topics including:
Adam Bierman, President of The MedMen
LICENSING AND THE REALITIES OF COMPLIANCE IN THE CANNABIS BUSINESS
An industry leader and expert, featured on CNBC, Huffington Post, LA Times, the cover of Los Angeles Business Journal and more, Adam has built the only full-service consulting and management firm of its kind.
Sue Taylor, Harborside Health Center Seniors Councellor
EDUCATING SENIORS ABOUT CANNABIS
Ms. Taylor is a former Catholic School principal and teacher who has now dedicated her life to helping senior citizens achieve a higher-quality of life through replacing harmful prescription drugs with cannabis.
Cathy & Bob Jordan, Medical Marijuana Patient and Activists
LEADING THE MEDICAL CANNABIS MOVEMENT IN FLORIDA
Cathy Jordan is President of Florida Cannabis Action Network, is a seasoned lobbyist and is the namesake of Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act Senate Bill 1250.
Tony Gallo, Senior Director of Sapphire Protection
SECURITY AND LOSS PREVENTION IN A CASH BUSINESS
Sr. Director of Sapphire Protection with over 30 years in the Loss Prevention, Audit, Safety, and Risk/Emergency Management fields and one of the leading authorities in cannabis retail loss prevention, armed robberies, smash and grabs, and burglary investigations.
Tyler Markwart, Plant Scientist
STRAINS, CONCENTRATES AND SCIENCE
Co-Founder of Vuber Vaporizers, Executive Director of Allele Seeds Research, columnist at The Northwest and Ladybud Magazine.
Brad Weinstock, Cultivation and Distribution Specialist
Graduate of the University of Minnesota and Oaksterdam University, as well as developer of one of the first strains of Northern Lights in Minneapolis.
Renee Petro, Cannamom & Activist
"CHARLOTTE'S WEB" & SB1030 ARE NOT ENOUGH
Believes marijuana, could save her son Branden's life and has joined forces with other moms in similar situations to fight for their children's right to effective whole-plant medicine.
PROPOSED LAWS AND HOW THEY CAN BE IMPLEMENTED
Campaign manager for Bill Wohlsifer and author of Hemp 4 Water: a plan for Florida to use industrial hemp to pay for clean water.
Florida Cannabis Coalition is a business-consulting group serving Florida's medical cannabis community, providing a central touch-point for credible professional services, strategic guidance, planning and resources. The organization is dedicated bringing high-quality consulting services to cannabis businesses, a sector which most professional business-consulting firms have been reluctant to enter. Florida Cannabis Coalition is committed to the safe and successful implementation of and new medical cannabis laws throughout Florida and is comprised of only the most scrupulous individuals and organizations in the business community. Learn more at www.FloridaCannabisCoalition.com.
Media Contact: Peter Sessa, Florida Cannabis Coalition, 813-351-9784, firstname.lastname@example.org
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