Cannabis Canada Association Launches Inaugural Cannabis National Educational & Business Conference - Ottawa - April 2017

OTTAWA, March 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Cannabis Canada Association, the leading organization of federally licensed medical cannabis companies, is pleased to announce the launch of Cannabis Canada 2017: A National Education Conference & Business Forum. The first Cannabis Canada 2017 conference will take place at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, just steps from our Parliament from Friday, April 28, 2017 to Saturday April 29, 2017, followed by a conference in Winnipeg on May 5 and 6 and subsequent conferences in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Halifax, Alberta and Saskatchewan.

In 2017, Canada is on pace to become the first G-7 country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis at the federal level. This will create countless opportunities for Canadian businesses, incumbents and new entrants alike. Please join us at the Shaw Centre to take part in an engaging and informative conversation about what legal cannabis will mean for Canadians and Canadian business.

Over the two-day event in Ottawa, Cannabis Canada 2017 will feature a key note speaker and panel discussions featuring prominent Canadian figures from the cannabis industry. Topics include in-depth discussions of the possibilities of the adult-use market as well as the legalization process that lies ahead; a review of the current medical program which constitutes the worlds most advanced cannabis regulatory regime; legislative and regulatory challenges facing the cannabis industry including how to regulate cannabis on the roadways and in the workplace; a discussion of industry best practices; and general education about cannabis use, production and sale.

"The Cannabis Canada Association believes our conference will be one of the largest, most important cannabis events of 2017. With our medical program continuing to blossom and legalization legislation just around the corner, the time is now to learn about what opportunities, challenges and pathways may lie ahead. Leveraging the expertise and networks of our member companies, we will bring together one of the most comprehensive group of leaders, visionaries and experts in the cannabis industry for an information packed two-day event. We hope to see you there in Ottawa."

Cannabis Canada 2017 is open to the public and promises to be an educational event for anyone with an interest in cannabis, particularly those considering participating in the business of cannabis. For more information and registration details, please visit www.cannabiscanadaforums.comCannabis Canada 2017 was developed in partnership with Silver Shows and Postmedia.

About Cannabis Canada Association

Cannabis Canada is the leading organization of Canada's federally licensed cannabis businesses.

The Association's mission is to act as the national voice for our members in their promotion of industry standards; support the development, growth and integrity of the regulated cannabis industry; and serve as a trusted resource on issues related to the safe and responsible use of cannabis for medical and non-medical purposes.

Members of Cannabis Canada share a philosophy of both patient-centric care and improved public health, and are committed to product safety and quality, secure and reliable access and the promotion of the safe and effective use of cannabis. For more information, visit

About Silver Shows

Silver Shows (2000) Inc. of Calgary will produce the National Series. Silver Shows has over 30 years of national conference and trade show experience having produced over 250 events from Victoria to Halifax.


SOURCE Cannabis Canada Association

For further information: Colette Rivet, Executive Director, Cannabis Canada Association, 613-407-1080,


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