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Top 5 Events: April 2018

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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. Cannabis Grower Spring Mixer presented by MGAC

April 7th 6 PM – 10 PM
Worcester Massachusetts Lodge of Elks #243 233 Mill Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01602
Cost: $10

The Massachusetts Grower Advocacy Council would like to invite you to celebrate the beginning of spring with a networking mixer for cultivators and processors from around the Commonwealth at the Worcester Elks Lodge on April 7, 2018 at 6pm.

Information will also be provided on the finalized adult use regulations including when the general applications for craft cooperatives will begin. If you’re interested in becoming a licensed cultivator or processor in the Commonwealth, this will not be an event to miss.

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2. Get Growing at Home – Home Grow Workshop with Ellen Brown

April 7th 11 AM – 1 PM
BCAE – Boston Center for Adult Education 122 Arlington St, Boston, Massachusetts 021162
Cost: $50-250

Is your New Year’s resolution to learn how to grow your own organic cannabis? Or to improve upon last year’s crop?

ELEVATE New England and Sinsemilla Seminars are proud to present this 3-hour in-depth, yet approachable class that will cover how to set up, maintain and harvest your home grow from seed to cure. Whether you’re a first-time grower looking to get it right from the start or an experienced grower looking to refine your skills, there’s much to learn from renowned cannabis educator and cultivator Ellen Brown.

And since it’s never too early to start thinking about your outdoor grow, this workshop will cover both indoor and outdoor cultivation. Reserve your spot today and grow with us!

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Friday April 20 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Spontaneous Celebrations
45 Danforth St, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130
Cost: $10

This April 20th! Come out for a celebration and information session on: local cultivation, edible makers, extractors, social use, trimming workshops, grow consulting and consumer advocacy!

More info coming soon!

For registration, click here:

Community Conversation: Understanding the Cannabis Industry

Sunday April 15th 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
The Democracy Center
45 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138,
Cost: $10

The regulations for the Adult-Use cannabis industry have been finalized. These provisions will affect how marijuana businesses operate, guidelines consumers must follow, and how our industry plans to unfold within the next few years. It’s important for our communities to fully understand these protocols to ensure compliance in Massachusetts.

Join MRCC for a conversation led by Yes On 4 Campaign Director Will Luzier and MassCann/NORML Director Shannon Jones as they break down the most important changes to the recreational marijuana program.

We will also be joined by State Rep. Mike Connolly as a keynote speaker to touch on Cannabis legislation at the state house.

We’re assembling an expert panel discussion on the nuances of this soon-to-bloom industry. This event will provide an in-depth examination of final regulations, approaches of various municipalities and how the Commonwealth plans to move forward with addressing equity.

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5. Extravaganja 2018

SATURDAY April 21 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Three County Fair
41 Fair St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060 Cost: FREE

Extravaganja is one of the largest and oldest cannabis political rallies in the Northeast drawing thousands of supporters every year. This event is organized, facilitated, and run by the officers and members of the UMass Cannabis Reform Coalition, the oldest student-run drug reform group in the country. Extravaganja celebrates cannabis culture by hosting musicians, performers, vendors, and speakers of all kinds. The event is 18+ and welcomes people of all walks of life, to educate, celebrate and medicate together.

For registration, click here:

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