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BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Three informational events across Mass. with the cannabis industry's top "outlaws" and authors will be hosted by the Massachusetts Cannabis Knowledge Forum in association with the Northeastern Institute of Cannabis on Sept 28-29, 2013 in Boston, Lowell and Dartmouth. Ed Rosenthal WHAT: A series of three events being held in Boston, Lowell and Dartmouth that will bring the industry to Massachusetts for an informative event. The speakers have nearly 100 years in experience to share. The event will cover the regulatory model and competitive application process, including presentations on best practices, quality assurance, production/cultivation methods, legal/social/political environment, and coalition building. Segments will be interactive, allowing people to communicate directly with the speakers. Each event will be unique because it will be guided by the questions and. Attendees will receive a copy of "Medical Marijuana 101," the "Marijuana Grower's Handbook," "Aunt Sandy's Medical Marijuana Cookbook," and course binder with materials on the application/regulations/best practices. Goal of these events: * To provide education and training to potential dispensary applicants, employees, and patients; * To hold an interactive forum for people to learn more about the cannabis industry and how the application and regulatory processes will be implemented; * To develop a strong activist community; * To celebrate the overwhelming support of 63 percent of Mass. residents who voted YES for medical cannabis. WHO: The MCKF is proud to present industry leading authors, consultants, business operators, and researchers to provide three days of informational access to the business. Ed Rosenthal has been writing about cannabis cultivation for over four decades and is the world's leading expert in the field. Ed has sold over a million books, and his book the "Marijuana Grower's Handbook" has revolutionized the field. Mickey Martin, author of "Medical Marijuana 101," and an expert in the competitive application process, will give attendees a breakdown on best practices, regulations, and the entire application process. Founder of Steep Hill Labs, Addison Demoura, will present on quality assurance and discuss the latest technology being used to help people better understand cannabis medicines. Dr. Keith Saunders, Ph.D. is a sociologist and host of the Boston Pot Report who will educate people on the evolution of cannabis in Mass. over the years, and discuss the positives and negatives of the proposed industry. The event will conclude with speakers being joined by local activists to discuss community building and cooperative response to issues. WHEN and WHERE: Three dates. Three locations across the state. * Saturday, September 28, 2013 in Boston, Mass. at the Seaport World Trade Center Auditorium; * Sunday, September 29 in Lowell, Mass. at the UMASS Lowell Inn and Conference Center; * Monday, September 30 in Dartmouth, Mass. at Rachel's Lakeside Event Center. WHY: To inform and educate the community about cannabis and the developing marijuana industry. For more information, contact Mickey Martin 508-289-1779 or visit: http://www.CannabisKnowledgeForum.com/ .
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