EVENTS

Cannabis Science, Education, and Networking Series 

Community First in Cannabis!

Models and best practices for ensuring equitable engagement, access,
consumption, and integration in the Cannabis industry in Massachusetts

 

February 26, 2018 6:00 – 9:30 PM 

Roxbury Community College Media and Arts Center – 1234 Columbia Street, Boston, MA 02143

REGISTER HERE 

Event Ticket: $60 and get a free Cannabinoid profile lab test*

Bundle of Five Tickets: $250

Students, patients, nonprofits, and startups get 40% off!

*Cannabinoid profile lab tests courtesy of Seaweed technologies!

 

Event Schedule

6:00 – 6:30 Registration and Networking

6:30 – 8:00 Panel Discussion

8:00 – 9:30 Interactive Learning Stations and Networking

 

Who will be there?

Local cannabis businesses, advocacy groups, cultivators, students, patients, clinical, public health, academic, policy, consumer, and community leaders

 

What can you expect?

  • Expert panel discussions
  • Networking with cannabis industry leaders
  • Interactive vendor learning opportunities that drive science and research
  • Event report summary emailed post event
  • Hors d’oeuvres (food served at 8:00 pm)
  • Music by DJ Logic

 

Panel Presentations

Moderator – Kim Napoli – Director of Diversity Programs, New England Treatment Access (NETA)

Shaleen Title – Commissioner, Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission

Shanel Lindsay, JD – Founder and President of Ardent Cannabis, Advisory Board Member, Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission

Sonia Espinosa – Co-founder, Massachusetts Recreational Consumer Council

Ellen Brown – President, Sinsemilla Seminars 

Eric Martin – Former NFL Patriots Player

Steve Mandile – Founder and President, Veterans Alternative Healing, Inc.

 

 

PAST EVENTS

Cannabis Science, Education, and Networking Series 

How can we advance cannabis research in Massachusetts?

Opportunities for cannabis cultivation, laboratory, clinical, social, and public health research

 

January 25, 2018 6:00 – 9:00 PM 

Canopy City – 14 Tyler Street, Somerville MA 02143

REGISTER HERE 

Event Ticket: $60 and get a free Cannabinoid profile lab test*

Three event package: $150, Six event package: $300

Students, patients, nonprofits, and startups get 40% off!

*Cannabinoid profile lab tests courtesy of Seaweed technologies!

 

Event Schedule

6:00 – 6:45 Registration and Networking

6:45 – 8:00 Panel Discussion

8:00 – 9:00 Networking and Vendor Walk

 

Who will be there?

Local cannabis businesses, clinical, public health, academic, policy, advocacy, patient, consumer, and community leaders

 

What can you expect?

  • Expert panel discussions
  • Networking with clinical, research, and cannabis industry leaders
  • Interactive vendor learning opportunities that drive science and research
  • Cannabis product and services raffle and prizes
  • Event report summary emailed post event
  • Hors d’oeuvres and bar

 

Panel Presentations

Dr. Staci Gruber – Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Director, Cognitive and Clinical Neuroimaging Core  and Director, Marijuana Investigations for Neuroscientific Discovery (MIND) at McLean Hospital, Harvard University

State of medical cannabis research from the clinical and academic perspectives: barriers, opportunities, and areas for future investigation.

Nichole Snow – President, Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance (MPAA)

State of the medical cannabis program, new regulatory recommendations to expand medical care and education in Massachusetts.

Michael Kahn – President and Founder, MCR Labs

State of laboratory cannabis science, standards, and opportunities for future research. 

Meghan MillerVice President of Global Partnerships, Phylos Bioscience 

Cannabis genetics mapping, open data sharing in the cannabis industry, and the potential for advancing medical cannabis research.

Moderator – Dr. Marion McNabb – CEO, Cannabis Community Care and Research Network (C3RN)

Opportunities to collaboratively develop a virtual Cannabis Center of Excellence.

NEWS

 

2017-12-15

C3RN announces Advancing Cannabis Research in Massachusetts: First of Six Cannabis Science, Education, and Networking Events series.

Learn more and sign up here!

Event topics include:

January 2018 – How can we advance cannabis research?

The opportunities for cannabis cultivation, laboratory, clinical, social, and public health research in Massachusetts

February 2018 – Community first!

Models and best practices for ensuring engagement and equitable access, consumption, and integration in the industry in Massachusetts

March 2018 – Research collaborations from seed to bedside?

Medical cannabis cultivation, clinical care, and research models in Massachusetts

April 2018 – The relationship between cannabis and opioids: prevention and treatment

Addressing the opioid epidemic using cannabis as a tool in Massachusetts

May 2018 – Connecting through cannabis education and standards?

Creating pathways for multi-sectorial collaboration to advance cannabis science, education, and innovation in Massachusetts

June 2018 – A community-led cannabis research ecosystem

Advancing the medical and adult-use cannabis research agenda in the Commonwealth

 

2017-11-16
We Won!  Read the full story here:
Plenty of Fresh Ideas at Questrom’s Cannabis Start-up Competition 

 

2017-10-26
Five Boston University-affiliated teams, including CoE, Dope Movez and GrowPro, will vie for $10,000 and free consulting services next month in the Cannabis Startup Competition for Ancillary Businesses.

Read the full article here

We​ ​are​ ​looking​ ​for​ ​interested​ ​​foundations,​ investors,​ ​and​ ​other​ ​parties​ ​interested​ ​in​ ​forming​ ​a multi-stakeholder​ ​initiative​ ​that​ ​will​ ​create​ ​and​ ​govern​ ​the​ ​public​ ​fund​ ​for​ ​Cannabis​ ​research.

INQUIRIES@C3RESEARCHNETWORK.COM