CBD &Cannabis Education

Upcoming CANNABIZ Event on Cape Cod

CANNABIZ Event on Cape Cod

May 22, 2019 

Culture often moves faster than the law and that has been the case with cannabis in Massachusetts.  This event will bring together the experts to debunk the myths and open you up to all the business opportunities surrounding the cannabis business in the Commonwealth.

DATE: May 22, 2019
PLACE: Cape Codder Resort & Spa 
Registration/Networking 12:30 – 1:00
Opening Keynote 1:00
Breakout Sessions 2:00 – 5:00
Cost: $65

Opening Keynote Speaker

“Steven J. Hoffman; Chairman, Cannabis Control Commission     www.mass-cannabis-control.com

Nine 45 Minute Breakout Sessions

Session 1: Cannabis on the Cape and Islands: Bans, Moratoriums and Changes on the Horizon

A look at which local towns are more welcoming to cannabis businesses than others, and the short- and long-term effects bans and moratoriums could have on local residents’ opportunities to get involved in a multi-billion-dollar industry.

Tim McNamara –  Holistic Health Group 

Session 2: 280E- The Accounting Monster Every Cannabis Business Needs to Know

Learn about unique tax issues affecting businesses within the cannabis industry, including numerous challenges in banking, bookkeeping and business structure.

Matt Anderson –Shepherd & Goldstein 

Session 3: Marijuana in the Workplace – Panel Discussion 

A legal overview of how the law impacts the workplace and practical next steps for employers.  Join three of the top attorneys in Massachusetts representing employers, employees and the industry as they discuss new regulations and what employee procedures businesses need to implement or comply with.

Moderator: Karyn Rhodes –  Complete Payroll
Beth O’Neal – Conn Kavanaugh 
Kim Napoli –Vicente Sederberg 
Katherine J. Michon – Hartley-Michon & Robb LLP

Session 4: Raising Capital and Investing in the Cannabis Industry

Interested in starting a cannabis business? When raising capital from outside investors, cannabis companies are faced with several choices regarding terms, structure, filings to make or not make, and type of investor, among other decisions.

IIya Ross – Vicente Sederberg

Session 5: Marketing/PR/Branding

Leading Massachusetts cannabis marketing professionals come together for a discussion about the regulatory limitations and other considerations businesses and marketing and sales professionals need to know about packaging and promoting cannabis brands in the Commonwealth and beyond.

Beth Waterfall – Beth Waterfall Creative 
Holly Alberti –Mayflower Medicinals 
Michael Markarian –Contempo Specialty Packaging 

Session 6: Hemp: From Alternative Crop to Mainstream Commodity – Panel Discussion 

Is hemp really legal? What did the 2018 Farm Bill change for hemp and CBD products? Our experienced panel will help you understand current opportunities for local farmers and CBD-related businesses to explore locally.

Moderator: George Groccia – Future Farm Technologies
Linda Noel – Terrapin Farm
John Dvorak – Hempology 
Julia Agron  Northeast Sustainable Hemp Association

Session 7: Changing the Conversation in Our Communities – Panel Discussion 

What municipalities need to know to make the proper decisions for their community. 

Moderator: Aja Atwood – Trella 
Tito Jackson Verdant Medical 
Alex Morse – Mayor of Holyoke
Andrew Gottlieb – Town of Mashpee
Alan McClennen – Town of Orleans 

Session 8: Cannabiz Pioneers

Local cannabis business leaders share their emerging business opportunities and secrets.

Moderators: Angela Brown TBear
Brian Cusick – TBear
Dave Dewitt – High Dunes Cooperative 
Ellen Brown – Sinsemilla Seminars
Nicole Campbell – The Green Lady

Session 9: CBD Products: The New Normal for Wellness?

The benefits of Cannabidiol (CBD) for mind and body care.

Moderator: Kellie Roy – Kellie’s Holistic Healing
Mikki Bennett – Healing Tree 
Laura Beohner  The Healing Rose 

Closing Keynote Speakers

Cannabis is an ancient herb that has been used for thousands of years throughout the world for it’s revered healing properties. The Cannabis plant has over 400 constituents with only one that gives people the high. Through breakthrough research and understanding we now know that this complex herb has the ability to treat a multitude of symptoms and ailments with the appropriate breakdown and preparation of cannabis.  As a whole plant educator, I teach people how to use all aspects of Cannabis according to their needs through classes and independent consultations both in person and remotely. I do not sell cannabis or participate in any illegal cannabis activity.  I continue to stay on top on new and old research alike in cannabis, as well as remain active in the states legal cannabis industry to provide accurate and effective information and methods for my clients.

My herbal articles https://herbalhealinginfo.wordpress.com/

To set up a consult feel free to message me on my facebook page https://www.facebook.com/kelliesholistichealing/

text or leave a voicemail at (774)269-9710

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