Advancing Cannabis Research in Massachusetts

January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Canopy City 14 Tyler St
14 Tyler St
MA 02143
Cannabis Community Care and Research Network

Join us for the launch of our 2018 Cannabis Science, Education, and Networking Series!

January 25, 2018 6:00 – 9:30 PM
Canopy City – 14 Tyler Street, Somerville, MA 02143

How can we advance cannabis research in Massachusetts?

Opportunities for cannabis cultivation, laboratory, clinical, social, and public health research in Massachusetts

Event Schedule

6:00 – 6:45 Registration and Networking

6:45 – 8:00 Panel Discussion

8:00 – 9:30 Networking and Vendor Walk

Panel Presentations

Dr. Staci Gruber – Director, Cognitive and Clinical Neuroimaging Core and Director, Marijuana Investigations for Neuroscientific Discovery (MIND) at McLean Hospital, Harvard University

State of medical cannabis research from the clinical and academic perspectives: barriers, opportunities, and areas for future investigation.

Nichole Snow – President, Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance (MPAA)

State of the medical cannabis program, new regulatory recommendations to expand medical care and education in Massachusetts.

Michael Kahn – President and Founder, MCR Labs

State of laboratory cannabis science, standards, and opportunities for future research.

Winner of the Harvest Cup – TBD, Medical Cannabis Cultivator/Processor

Genetics and the potential for advancing medical cannabis research from the cannabis expert perspective.

Moderator – Dr. Marion McNabb – CEO, Cannabis Community Care and Research Network (C3RN)

Opportunities to collaboratively develop a virtual Cannabis Center of Excellence.

What can you expect?

Expert panel discussions
Networking with clinical, research, and cannabis industry leaders
Interactive vendor learning opportunities that drive science and research
Cannabis product and services raffle and prizes
Event report summary emailed post event
Hors d’oeuvres and bar

Who will be there?

Local cannabis industry, clinical, public health, academic, policy, advocacy, patient, consumer, and community leaders

What’s the cost? Purchase tickets at

Ticket price: $60 and get a free Cannabinoid profile lab test*
Three event package: $150
Six event package: $300
Students, patients, nonprofits, and startups get 40% off!

We also encourage sponsoring a ticket for someone who cannot afford it

*Cannabinoid profile lab tests courtesy of Seaweed technologies!

January – June 2018 C3RN Event Series Details

January 2018 – How can we advance cannabis research?

The opportunities for cannabis cultivation, laboratory, clinical, social, and public health research in Massachusetts

February 2018 – Community first!

Models and best practices for ensuring engagement and equitable access, consumption, and integration in the industry in Massachusetts

March 2018 – Research collaborations from seed to bedside?

Medical cannabis cultivation, clinical care, and research models in Massachusetts

April 2018 – The relationship between cannabis and opioids: prevention and treatment

Addressing the opioid epidemic using cannabis as a tool in Massachusetts

May 2018 – Connecting through cannabis education and standards?

Creating pathways for multi-sectorial collaboration to advance cannabis science, education, and innovation in Massachusetts

June 2018 – A community-led cannabis research ecosystem

Advancing the medical and adult-use cannabis research agenda in the Commonwealth

Learn More or Sign Up for Updates:

The virtual Cannabis Center of Excellence (CoE), powered by Cannabis Community Care and Research Network (C3RN), is a group like minded cannabis industry, advocacy, academic, public health, clinical, patient, policy, and community experts that embrace open-source principles to drive collaborative science in the cannabis industry.

This event series is powered by Cannabis Community Care and Research Network (C3RN)

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