(Panel Discussion) Big data and cloud computing are changing the way businesses and healthcare run around the globe. But one area you might not expect it to be making waves is in the medical and recreational cannabis industry. Cannabis provides a unique challenge for patients, health care providers, researchers and consumer packaged goods because there are so may different types of cannabis (different strains, potencies, ingestion methods and dosing), that it is difficult to scientifically track the individual benefits that are associated with each plant. In the medical world, this is extremely important as dosages and medicines are typically prescribed based on the type of ailment and clinically studied outcomes. From a recreational perspective, its [...]
(Panel Discussion) Cannabis has been a women’s Ally for many many years along with other healing herbs. Explore the ways that can support women during their moon cycle, menopause, and every day life.
(Presentation) Cannabis usage is currently on the rise among seniors. Many find relief and reduce prescription use, the elderly, and other chronic pain sufferers, are turning to alternatives. Many seniors are prescribed drugs like opioids, painkillers, and antidepressants, and these prescriptions come with a long list of side-effects. Cannabis is a safe alternative for many seniors, alleviating pain and dependence without the side effects that synthetic drugs can cause. Dr. Uma Says “Cannabis is not an entrance drug, it is an exit drug from pharmaceuticals narcotics alcohol and nicotine.”
(Panel Discussion) It’s not just tie-dye, baggy hoodies and stoner wear anymore...Cannabis is a lifestyle. Fashion is a statement whether ready to wear, band t-shirts, DIY street wear or high-end collections. Fashion speaks to creative expression, social statements, comfort, function and fun. The plant has always been here as multi-use source. Now more than ever designers are exploring eco alternatives and embracing the cannabis plant as cloth source and main stream lifestyle statement. Who’s really pushing Cannabis to the forefront of main stream culture and why?
(Panel Discussion) From newly developed high-yield LED lighting, to “terpene isolation” technology borrowed from perfume labs to perfect the flavouring, to solvent-extraction breakthroughs that are revolutionizing the science of cannabis concentrate, inventors and innovators are turning their full attention to bringing marijuana to market with the newest techniques. Learn what science can yield for you in this session.
(Panel Discussion) The old joke was, “I used to hide my stash from my parents. Now I hide it from my kids.” But now that prohibition is over, we can quit joking and help our offspring understand cannabis’s role in society. For parents with health issues, cannabis is a medicine, one with fewer side effects than pain-killing opioids and other traditional approaches. For others, it’s a source of recreational enjoyment, and merits an honest conversation about what adults enjoy responsibly. You may even find your children are less attracted to marijuana than you were, when being illegal added to its coolness. This panel has testimony and statistics about how legalization is being reflected generationally.
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(Panel Discussion) When the green light flashes, it’ll be the entrepreneurs with the most noticeable brand who’ll take the lead in the marketplace. And there is already an elite group of industry strategists who’ve created effective marketing and branding strategies that are already getting results. In this valuable session, they’ll give a step-by-step run-though of key approaches necessary to grab consumer attention – including logo and differentiation, website design, packaging and sales collateral. It’s a session with a literal wealth of information.
(Presentation) As a board-certified dermatologist specializing in cannabis for skin care, Jacknin will delve into the scientific studies published to date documenting the effectiveness and mechanisms of action of various cannabinoids for the therapy of common dermatologic problems. These include the appearance of aging, acne, itching, eczema, and psoriasis, which together affect the majority of people. There are already some skin care lines out there making various claims, none of which are FDA approved. However, the cannabis beauty market, as well as the acne and anti-aging markets are huge. The public is more and more interested in natural topical products such as the cannabinoids which don't bring with them the possible side effects of oral [...]
(Presentation) Medical marijuana companies are increasingly realizing the value of microdosing, which offers patients more control over their medicine and can help them decrease unwanted side effects. It can also help infused products companies and dispensaries attract new customers and increase patient loyalty – which in turn can help boost the bottom line. In this session, a physician who also consults for infused product makers will provide an in-depth look at microdosing and offer insight on how businesses can capitalize on this trend.