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This weekend in Miami, Florida you may be able to attend the 2019 U.S. Cannabis Conference and Expo. This is a massive yearly event that will have monumental effects on the state of Cannabis in the United States. This event will be held on a $40 million 222 foot long yacht. It will be one of the most extravagant days of the year allowing business partners and professionals from around the world to collaborate together. On August 3rd and 4th you may attend this event as long as you purchase your tickets here.

Luxurious Locale


To say that the location for the event is luxurious is actually an understatement. The Seafair is truly a marvelous vessel. To be able to board such a ship would forever remain in your memory. There is not such a wondrous vessel in the United States that could compare to the comfort you would receive other than the Seafair. According to their website:

“Designed by internationally acclaimed yacht designer Luis De Basto, our 222 ft., 2800 international tons, $40M purpose-built vessel is the largest commercial operation ship in the Intercoastal waterway. This uber-lux mega yacht offers the ultimate excursion experience where sea and sky converge with iconic Miami’s unique glamour. Its multi-faceted event spaces make Seafair one of the most sought-after event venues available.”

What an unforgettable time that is available at this expo. White glove service, a surplus of 5-star restaurant quality cuisine and tons of entertainment to keep you in the right mood to mingle. Ballrooms, coffee bars, enormous banquet halls and the gorgeous sky deck that will connect you to the heavens through an ethereal world of beauty.



However, don’t get too distracted by the beauty. If so, you’ll forget the reason you’re attending. In the pursuance of knowledge and support of the Cannabis industry. There will be many business professionals and leaders in the industry attending this event.


Budding Business


If knowledge is what you pursue, well you’re in luck because there will be plenty of just that. Saturday and Sunday agenda will hold multiple enthralling experiences for the true scholar. If you want even more then show up on Friday for all day learning insights.




You have chances to sit in on the All Day Medical Cannabis Symposium. Beginning at noon, multiple doctors and medical professionals will be presenting their ideas and theories and trying to provide others will facts. These experts are trying to show the world evidence and increase the positive popularity and support of cannabis. Examples of some of these presentations to support the works of cannabis are:

  • The Endocannabinoid System
    • Dr. Richard Boxer and Anya Temer D.O. will be showing this presentation.
    • Boxer has a wide range of medical experience.
      • “Dr Boxer helped create the telemedicine industry in the private sector 15 years ago, bringing health care to millions of Americans. He is now the Chief Medical officer of iAnthus which has cannabis licenses in 11 states. He has a deep and broad understanding of the telemedicine and cannabis industries and is a consultant, speaker, thought-leader, and author.”
  • Medical Cannabis Data from Real-World Evidence
    • Scott Berman will be holding this session.
      • “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced: “a new strategic framework to advance the use of real-world evidence to support the development of drugs and biologics.””
      • “Real-world data (RWD), according to the FDA “may be derived from “a diverse array of sources, such as electronic health records (EHR), medical claims, product and disease registries, laboratory test results and even cutting-edge technology paired with consumer mobile devices.””
      • “Our panelists will breakdown and discuss the understanding of Real-world data.”
  • Cannabis and Sports Medicine
    • Dr. Jeff Konin and Dr. Jenny Wilkins, NMD, CRA, will be showing this presentation.

If the medicine side doesn’t intrigue you, then there is the Advanced Cultivation Training Session held from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Here you will be able to soak up all the knowledge you’d like when relating to cannabis agriculture. Topics such as Aquaponics, Aeroponics, Hydroponics, Soil, Micropropagation/Tissue Culture and Lighting will be covered by your presenters, Andrew Meyers and Christopher Wrenn.

  • Andrew Myers is co-founder and CEO of ProGrowTech.
  • Christopher Wrenn is the Vice President of Americas Sales for AEssense Corp.
    • “Dive into the world of growing cannabis. Whether you are a home grower, or business looking to scale your growing operations this course is for you. Our 6-hour intensive course explains cutting edge technologies, and new growing methodologies to help set you apart. Leave with the tools that will give you an edge on Aquaponics, Aeroponics, Hydroponics, Soil, Micropropagation/Tissue Culture, and Lighting.”



Saturday and Sunday


These two days will hold countless lectures on cannabis marketing, medical opinions, research, investing, advertising and much more. You’re in for quite the spectacle. Anything that you’d possibly be curious about in the cannabis industry. They’ll be speaking of cannabis in general, CBD (cannabidiol), THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and all other cannabinoids. For example, if you don’t know the difference, THC is the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana that induces a “high.” CBD on the other hand is a cannabis-derived compound that has a high potential for medical application. Learning more is only a few steps away. Some of the presentations to check out on these days are definitely:

  • CBD, THC and The Rest of the Cannabinoids
    • Peter Calfee, Dr. Mal Evans and Dr. Corey Hilmas will be your presenters.
      • “You know CBD and THC… but what about CBG, CBN or CNC or the 120+ cannabinoids present in the cannabis plant? Meet the other phytocannabinoids that will soon steal the spotlight in the medicinal world.”
  • Cannabis Business Accounting & 280E
    • Paula Savchenko, Jason Brown, CPA, MBA and David Kotler are showing the presentation.
      • “Learn how to navigate the waters of cannabis business accounting with our expert cannabis accountants. Businesses can live or die by their taxes, and these businesses are no different. With 1 exception…280E.  280E can be a killer and is a hot button discussion topic for this panel. Add this one to your list if you run a cannabis business and learn some tips and tricks on being successful with your numbers.”
  • Federal Legalization & Its Effects On The Medical Cannabis Marketplace
    • Michael Minardi, Dustin Robinson Esq, Dr. Jason Hastings and Tom Dean are the demonstrators.
      • “The Federal landscape hasn’t changed its stance on legal cannabis, but what happens when it does? How would Federal legalization affect established businesses, doctors, patients and the job market? The objective of this panel will be to explore these questions and more.”
  • Investing In Cannabis: In the U.S. and Abroad
    • Jeffery Harris, Joe Bayern, Larry Schnurmacher and Richard Zwicky are giving the demonstration.
      • “Recent reports state that as the cannabis industry is still very much an emerging niche for stock market participants, the market for investing in cannabis is maturing. Our panelists will enlighten you on the many options available to invest in within the cannabis industry.”
  • The State of the Florida Cannabis Market and What’s Next
    • Holly Bell, Carlos Curbelo and Robert Roundtree are representing Florida for this one.
      • “Florida’s medical cannabis market is growing rapidly, with patients up 165% year-over-year and cannabis volume up 128% year-over-year. The business side is booming, with an average of nearly two dispensaries opening each week across the state.  Our panelists will offer a comprehensive look into the state’s growth and its future trend.”
  • Afternoon Keynote – “The Farm Bill, and the Changing Federal Regulation of Hemp “
    • Michael Brubeck is the sole speaker here.

These are just a few of the options that you’ll have the chance to be viewing at the expo. Professionals from all over will be here to demonstrate to the attendees that their ideas are worthwhile and should be seen as such. If you’re curious about more, head to their site for the full Agenda for the event.



Hurry Before it’s Too Late


This event will be on us this weekend. If you’re interested in the slightest, you should check out more and find tickets for the event. If you want these tickets, you can head here. There is still much not known about cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds.

Want to learn more on CBD? You can head over to CBDipedia. CBDipedia is a one stop shop for all CBD products as well as informing the public on news and information they would require should they choose to explore. If you want to check out the vessel you will be attending then you can head over to the Seafair website. Finally, all the information for the U.S. Cannabis Conference and Expo in Miami, Florida can be found here.

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