MRCC Top 5 Cannabis Events: June 2019

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Stay connected with your local cannabis industry.

Each month, MRCC compiles a list of the top 5 cannabis events happening in Massachusetts. These events often provide opportunities to expand your network, access educational seminars, workshops, recreational gatherings, and festivals in Massachusetts. Scroll down to see what's in store for this month.   

1. 2019 CANNABIS FREEDOM RUN

SUNDAY June 9, 2019 @ 8:00am

CambridgeSide
100 CambridgeSide Place
Cambridge, MA 02141

Cost: $45

Are you an active cannabis consumer? Join us in BREAKING THE STIGMA & creating the largest team of cannabis consumers ever assembled!

The Cambridge 5k Freedom Run is a race through East Cambridge hosted by the Cambridge Business Association, sponsored by several local brewing companies. They run for "Freedom and Local Beer."

MRCC recognizes the societal benefits provided by access to safe, high quality marijuana products, education, and the need for an equitable market where medium and small sized businesses can thrive. We run run for "Freedom and Local Weed." We are seeking to further expose local consumers to not only responsible beer consumption, but also responsible cannabis consumption.

MRCC is assembling a coalition of active cannabis consumers and locally operated small businesses to further a higher standard of cannabis products and companies in the regulated market. This is our 3RD YEAR representing Team @MACONSUMERS with the goal of creating the largest team the Cambridge 5k has seen, only this time with CANNABIS CONSUMERS!

REGISTER FOR TEAM MACONSUMERS HERE! 

2. The Farm Is Where Our Plants Are Grown

SATURDAY June 1, 2019 @ 2:00-8:00pm

The Pavilion at the American Legion
143 Palmer Rd.
Monson, MA 01057

Cost: $5 suggested donation at the door

Farm Bug Co-op proudly presents: The Farm Is Where Our Plants Are Grown. This event will be in support of the passage of bylaws that give local Monson farmers the ability to grow marijuana on their farmland. Marijuana is a plant and plants grow on our farms. This is what Farm Bug Co-op has always supported.

More info here.

3. Boston Cannabis Equity Ordinance Working Session

TUESDAY June 4, 2019 @ 9:30am-12:30pm

1 City Hall Sq.
Boston, MA 02201

Cost: None!

Join us for a working session on Councilor Janey's ordinance establishing equitable regulation of the cannabis industry in the City of Boston.

"Members of the public are cordially invited to attend, but there will be no public comment period. Committee members, administration officials and other interested parties may be invited for discussion. If you know of others who may be interested in this working session, kindly notify them."

For more details and the official public notice, click here. 

4. 1st ANNUAL SPRINGFIELD CANNABIS CONVENTION

SATURDAY June 22, 2019 @ 11:00am-5:00pm

SUNDAY June 23, 2019 10:00am-3:00pm

MassMutual Center
1277 Main St.
Springfield, MA 01103

Cost: $30-60; Buy tickets here.

NECANN presents the first-ever cannabis industry convention for Western Mass and its surrounding markets! Now that the recreational sale of marijuana is legal in Massachusetts, the state is quickly becoming a cannabis cultivation powerhouse. More and more people are seeking ways to benefit from and network within this growing industry, and partaking in our upcoming cannabiz event in Springfield, MA is the perfect day to do just that.

More info here.

5. WBJ Presents The Business of Cannabis Forum

TUESDAY June 11, 2019 @ 2:00-5:00pm

DCU Center
50 Foster St.
Worcester, MA 01608

Cost:
$55–65

The state's newly regulated cannabis industry has taken off like a rocket and is expected to generate in excess of $1 billion by its second year. Opportunities abound for local entrepreneurs and innovative businesses looking to grow new revenue streams by creating cannabis-related businesses or services to support this important new sector.

Whether you’re impressed or concerned by the rapid growth of the Cannabis industry in Massachusetts, and want to know more about how to profit from its expansion you’ll want to attend this special forum.

This summit brings together some of the industry’s leading experts to provide a fresh perspective for entrepreneurs, municipal officials and other professionals interested in the latest Cannabis trends and opportunities in our region.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Kay Doyle, Commissioner, Cannabis Control Commission, State of Massachusetts

“State of the State” of the Cannabis industry in Massachusetts - Commissioner Doyle will give an update and overview of the laws and regulations, current industry statistics, and discuss the industry's overall impact on the region.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Kris Krane, Co-Founder & President, 4Front Ventures

"The Economics and Future of Cannabis in Massachusetts"

EVENT TIMELINE:

  • 2:00PM Doors Open & Networking/Exhibitor Marketplace
  • 2:30PM Welcome Remarks
  • 2:45PM Keynote Speaker
  • 3:10PM Panel Breakouts
  • 4:10PM Wrap-Up Keynote Speaker
  • 4:50PM Closing remarks
  • 5:00PM Networking reception & exhibitor marketplace (incl. hors’ d'oeuvres & cash bar)

*This is a 21+ event.

More info here. 

Contact the Cannabis Control Commission.

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