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CanEx Jamaica to Host Cannabis Seminar Series in Kingston

CanEx Jamaica to host its first Cannabis Seminar Series

The NFL legend Jim McMahon and highly respected physician Dr. Uma Dhanabalan Amongst the guest speakers


(April 25, 2017, Kingston, Jamaica) – Globally celebrated speakers and power players within the cannabis industry will come together in Kingston, Jamaica to share knowledge and network with attendees at the CanEx Seminar Series. This CanEx event is the first of its kind in Jamaica and will be held at the Pegasus Hotel on Friday May 5, 2017.

The cannabis industry continues to offer promising opportunities in Jamaica, allowing for advancement in various economic and health sectors. As a multitude of diverse regions throughout the world are acknowledging the many benefits of cannabis, international, local and regional experts and stakeholders will utilize CanEx as a pivotal discussion platform to enhance knowledge and awareness.

Featured in The New York Times, CanEx offers an innovative open forum, setting the stage as the premier B2B Cannabis Conference in Jamaica. Speaking amongst the local and regional experts in the cannabis industry will be Super Bowl-winning NFL veteran Jim McMahon and the acclaimed Dr. Uma Dhanabalan, both outspoken and celebrated cannabis advocates.

Of her numerous accolades and achievements, Dr. Dhanabalan is a Cannabis Therapeutics Specialist, holding her Master’s Degree in Public Health from Harvard University, specializing in Occupational & Environmental Medicine. Dr. Dhanabalan is also Board certified in Occupational Medicine, a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and a Diplomate Certified in Cannabis Medicine.

Included in the lineup of more than 20 speakers and panelists will be:

*          Delano Seiveright – Special Advisor to Minister of Tourism

*          Hyacinth “Cindy” Lightbourne – Chairperson of the Cannabis Licensing Authority

*          Marlon A. Hill – Attorney

*          Patrick Casserly – Entrepreneur

*          Balram Vaswani – Entrepreneur

*          Scheril Murray Powell – Attorney

*          Orville Powell – Ganja Growers Association

*          Ras Iyah-V – Director Cannabis Licensing Authority

The event will feature a morning session with a keynote address, panel discussion and Q&A. This will be followed by an afternoon of seminars which will focus specifically on:

Seminar I – Medicinal Cannabis, Seminar II – Health & Wellness, Seminar III – Business & Legal, Seminar IV – Processing & Cultivating.

About CanEx

CanEx Jamaica – Seminar Series will facilitate a mix of high level discourse and practical opportunity led by global experts with real-life application in the industry. The conference will also feature presentations by Jamaican experts, policymakers, researchers and business people.

CanEx Jamaica is an event platform started in 2016 to promote networking, collaboration, education and expansion of the legal cannabis market in Jamaica. CanEx is focused on driving high value discussions and connections. The conference is designed for industry stakeholders including farmers, cultivators, medical practitioners, educators, tourism stakeholders and others seeking prime opportunities and relationships in the cannabis industry. Visit www.canexjamaica.com for more information.

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