• The Business of & Implications of Cannabis Legalization

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    Name: The Business of & Implications of Cannabis Legalization
    Date: September 19, 2017
    Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    We are all aware of the pending legislation to legalize Cannabis for medicinal and recreational use as of July 2018. What does this mean to the workplace and what opportunities are available for entrepreneurs. Join us as we present a panel of local experts and innovators to present on these issues and field your questions.  Guest Speakers:

    Mark Smolenski - A graduate of the Richard Ivey School of business with a background in the manufacturing of pharmaceutical products and now General Manager of Bonify a Winnipeg based, Canadian-owned, licensed producer of quality medical cannabis. Mark will discuss the process to bring a facility on-line to meet the government standards and the opportunities now available to producers.
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    Tracey Epp - A partner with Pitblado Law specializing in Labour & Employment law. Tracey will speak to the human resource and legal issues that may affect business with the legalization of Cannabis. Need to know more of what staffing issues you may encounter and what you can do about them - then be sure to attend.
     

    Don Rischuk - General Manager of Vending Design Works a local manufacturer and designer of specialty vending machines. This innovative entrepreneur will discuss the opportunities open to business and his experience working with the state of Colorado in developing biometric controlled, self service cannabis vending machines. Here is innovation and opportunity-taking on a grand scale.
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    This lunch meeting is the kick-off to our fall/winter series of member meetings. Sure to be in high demand, register your seat today, don't wait and be disappointed.

    More Info: Globe & Mail article on Legalizing Cannabis April 2017.
    Location:
    Viscount Gort Hotel
    1670 Portage Avenue
    Winnipeg MB R3J 0C9
    Date/Time Information:
    TUESDAY, September 19, 2017
    11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce (204) 774-4154
    Fees/Admission:
    Members - $35.00
    Future Members - $45.00
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