Real Talk from the Early Days of Cannabis

Please be aware that cannabis and related laws vary. Programming in this track is designed to inform attendees about this fast-changing industry, and does not promote the use or sale of illegal drugs.

Before the soaring stock prices and the copious (and mostly positive) media coverage, people were investing in and launching businesses that have shaped the path of the industry forever. As two women who risked career reputations, caused parents and friends to wring hands and who have had more than a few bank accounts, Emily & Tahira are going to dig in with real talk about the early days of this modern era of cannabis business. Pioneers in any space face wild and unpredictable conditions, those who can weather the storm, come through the other side with some incredible stories. This is a chance to hear what it was like at the beginning as a founder, as an investor, and as a woman...

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Dual
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate