Medical Cannabis: From Rogue to Recovery to Riches

Mar 18, 2020 | 11:00am – 12:00pm
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Medical Cannabis: From Rogue to Recovery to Riches

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.

How has medical marijuana gone mainstream from being an underground economy and an outlaw approach to healing, and what factors have transformed these commodities into the next wave of transformational medicine? Learn the path that was taken, the obstacles encountered and the legal, moral, and business imperatives which continue to break open new pathways of healing. What are the business and social opportunities opened up by this next wave of cannabis-related healing modalities, and how can we best balance the amazing therapeutic possibilities with hard-core business savvy and market economics? A panel of government, medical and family activists will uncover the unexpected alliances formed — and strategies for collaboration for commercial success in a complex marketplace.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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