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EVENTS: Cannabis World Conference and Business Expo, New York, June 15-17, 2016

Paramus, NJ – A majority of US states are poised to transition from cannabis prohibition to some form of regulated legal markets for recreational and medical cannabis this year, making the 3rd Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) in New York a must attend event to learn about and see the latest innovations that will move the industry forward.

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Taking place June 15-17, 2016, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, NY, CWCBExpo’s ideal Northeast location taps into the country’s’ biggest financial, media, manufacturing, entrepreneurial and healthcare markets. CWCBExpo NY will offer an unparalleled learning agenda with subject matter experts in banking, pain management, healthcare, investing, regulations, law, emerging markets, and product development fields participating.

CWCBExpo NY attendees will gain the knowledge and tools needed to succeed in this hyper growth and dynamic industry including in-depth Add-On Workshops on June 15th that cover:

  • Open or Purchase a Cannabis Industry,” a six hour certification program offered by Clover Leaf University
  • Cannabis Growth Capital Conference and Investor Fair,” connecting investors with leaders in the cannabis public markets as well as up and coming private companies.

A bonus Add-On Workshop will take place the day after CWCBExpo NY, Saturday, June 18, with an all-day session on “Grow a Bright Future with a Green Collar Career: Don’t Miss the ‘Green Rush’,” presented by the Cannabis Career Institute.

The Conference Program on June 16-17 includes a headlining keynote speaker, thought-leader panel discussions, regulatory updates, NY dispensary owners, and specially crafted sessions in key business tracks focused on Creating Your Business, Running Your Business, High Finance, Opportunities, and Trends in High Growth Areas, including Industrial Hemp: Made in America and a CTE, Pain Management and Concussions panels.

“There has never been a better time to start a business or grow an existing one in the legalized cannabis market. This year is a tipping point for the industry and the CWCBExpo in New York will provide you with the best curated education, connections and products to get a competitive start and flourish,” said Dan Humiston, President of International Cannabis Association and Educational Director for CWCBExpo.

In addition to two days of full educational programming and the in-depth Add-On Workshops, CWCBExpo NY will also feature an exhibit floor (June 16-17) with suppliers in the industry showcasing cutting-edge products and services to marijuana cultivators, entrepreneurs looking to enter the market, dispensary owners, medical professionals, investors, and providers of professional services. An Exhibitor Product Theater on the show floor will spotlight the latest products and services being introduced to the market.

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An evening fundraiser, Fashion and Food on High, will offer another opportunity for networking and celebrating the industry. Taking place on Thursday, June 16th, at the Copacabana in Times Square, this special event will spotlight the growing hemp lifestyle and create awareness for advocacy groups promoting the health benefits of industrial hemp and cannabidiol extracts.

Featured exhibitors participating in CWCBExpo NY include Amercanex, Apeks, Cannabis Career Institute, Clover Leaf University, Conviron, Forever Flowering Greenhouses, Gradujuana, Helderpad, HighNY, Hiller, PC, Incredibles, International Cannabis Association, Jane, Medicine Man, MJ Freeway, MJIC, Nexus Corporation, Potbotics, The Cannabis Co Operative, Transcend Lighting, True Leaf, and many others.

CWCBExpo New York is also partnering with leading advocacy groups, associations, and media partners including Coalition for Access Now, Realm of Caring, B2B Wholesaler,Cannabis Business Times, Cannabis Enterprise, Cannabis Financial NewsCann Media-mg Magazine, Hail Mary Jane, Marijuana Business Association, Marijuana Policy Project, Marijuana Venture, and Women Grow, to name a few.

Discounted conference rates are now being offered for advance registration. For more information on the Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo in New York (CWCBExpo in NY) visit: http://www.cwcbexpo.com/new-york-expo. For more information on sponsoring or exhibiting contact the CWCBExpo NY sales teams at or click here: http://www.cwcbexpo.com/request-for-exhibit-information/

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About Cannabis World Congress & Business Expositions (CWCBExpo)

The Cannabis World Congress & Business Expositions (CWCBExpo) are produced by Leading Edge Expositions in partnership with the International Cannabis Association (ICA). The events are the top professional forums for dispensary owners, growers, suppliers, investors, medical professionals, government regulators, legal counsel, and entrepreneurs looking to achieve business success and identify new areas of growth in this dynamic industry. In 2016, CWCBExpo will take place on the East Coast, June 15-17, at the Javits Convention Center in New York, and on the West Coast, September 7-9, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. For more information on ICA visit www.internationalcannabisassociation.com.

To learn more about the CWCBExpos visit www.cwcbexpo.com. Connect with CWCBExpo at twiiter.com/CWCBExpo; facebook.com/CWCBExpo.

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Also at the convention:

Cannabis World Congress New York  & TheAnswerPage Partner to Provide Medical Professionals with Medical Cannabis Education &

Cannabis Certification Courses

Paramus, NJ — An opportunity for doctors and all healthcare professionals to learn about medical marijuana and the “New York State Practitioner Education-Medical Use of Marijuana Course” that is required in order to certify patients, is being provided by the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) in collaboration with TheAnswerPage.com.  The CWCBExpo NY, the leading trade show and conference for the medical marijuana and legalized cannabis industry, will host “TheAnswerPage’s Comprehensive Cannabis Presentation on the Endocannabinoid System and Medical Marijuana,” on June 16th (11:50am-1:30pm) and June 17th (11:00am-12:30pm) at the Javits Convention Center in New York.

Healthcare professionals who subscribe for TheAnswerPage’s on-line medical cannabis courses, “New York State Practitioner Education-Medical Use of Marijuana Course” or the “Comprehensive Cannabis Curriculum” at www.TheAnswerPage.com will be provided complimentary access to the CWCBExpo NY exhibits plus an opportunity to get a discount on CWCBExpo Full Conference Registration.

The special cannabis session at CWCBExpo NY – “TheAnswerPage’s Comprehensive Cannabis Presentation on the Endocannabinoid System and Medical Marijuana” – will be co-hosted by Stephen B. Corn, MD, a multi-award winning physician, inventor and faculty member of Harvard Medical School and founder of TheAnswerPage, and Meredith Fisher-Corn, MD, a Harvard-trained physician specializing in anesthesiology, perioperative and pain medicine and Editor-in-Chief of TheAnswerPage.com.  The Corns were named, “Medical Professional of the Year” by the ASA for their seminal work in medical cannabis education.

The comprehensive class will include an introduction to the Endocannabinoid System and provide a thorough understanding of the “New York State Practitioner Education – Medical Use of Marijuana Course,” that is approved by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH).  In New York, physicians need to complete this course in order to register with the NYSDOH to certify patients for medical marijuana.   Pharmacists working in dispensaries must take the course before they can counsel patients and caregivers on the use, administration, and risks associated with approved medical marijuana products.

TheAnswerPage’s educational program at CWCBExpo NY will also feature contributions from leading cannabis experts from around the world.  A session entitled, “Medical Cannabis Legal Primer:  Guidance and Assurance for the Healthcare Professional” led by topic experts Elizabeth Kase, Esq., and Yulian Shtern, Esq., will include Information on federal medical marijuana laws in relation to state laws, including a focus on what doctors and other healthcare providers need to know to best facilitate their participation in the New York Medical Marijuana Program.  A “Comprehensive Cannabis Curriculum” will also be available for clinicians practicing outside of New York State.

Stephen B. Corn, MD notes, “Whether or not doctors have any intention of recommending medical marijuana for patient care, they all need to be well educated in this area because their patients will be seeking their expert advice and guidance for this medication.  Further, some patients may already be utilizing medical marijuana and doctors and other healthcare providers will need to be aware of the physiological effects of marijuana, as well as potential drug interactions.  As such, expertise in medical marijuana will be paramount for most doctors, pharmacists, and nurses, if they wish to continue to be that respected guide for their patients’ healthcare.”

To subscribe to the “New York State Practitioner Education-Medical Use of Marijuana Course” or “Comprehensive Cannabis Curriculum” and obtain complimentary access to the CWCBExpo NY exhibits and a discount on CWCBExpo full conference registration go to: www.TheAnswerPage.com

“We are thrilled to be partnering with TheAnswerPage to provide the healthcare community with the best information on the New York Medical Marijuana Program and offer convenient access to the “New York State Practitioner Education – Medical Use of Marijuana Course.”  With New York joining New Jersey and Connecticut as medical marijuana states, along with Pennsylvania, which just became the 24th state to legalize it, our event is in the optimal location and timeframe to provide healthcare professionals with the right information and tools to grow their practice and give patients in need access to medical marijuana,” said Christine Ianuzzi, Managing Partner & Event Director, CWCBExpo NY.

Keynote addresses by Keith Stroup of NORML and Leonard Marshall, Super Bowl Champion will also be part of CWCBExpo NY, along with thought-leadership panels, workshops and more than 70 sessions.

The industry’s leading businesses, experts, and advocacy groups are participating in CWCBExpo NY including sponsors Brain Unity Trust, Coalition for Access Now, Realm of Caring, CW Botanicals, Tress Capital, Elixinol, and CannaKorp and product and services companies showcasing everything from cultivation to sales including greenhouses, grow lights, extractors, containments, business management software, vapes and more.

To learn more about CWCBExpo NY and to register go to:

www.cwcbexpo.com.

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About TheAnswerPage

TheAnswerPage.com is a medical education website co-founded by Stephen B. Corn, MD that has been providing medical educational content worldwide since 1998.  TheAnswerPage has become a recognized leader in the creation of comprehensive educational courses focused in medical marijuana, opioid therapy and pain medicine for doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals.  TheAnswerPage is now read in over 120 countries, has granted well over 100,000 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™ and offers an industry-unique interactive CME crossword puzzle for an interesting and effective learning experience.

For more information go to www.TheAnswerPage.com  or contact@TheAnswerPage.com

About Cannabis World Congress & Business Expositions (CWCBExpo)

The CWCBExpos are produced by Leading Edge Expositions in partnership with the International Cannabis Association (ICA).   The events are the top professional forums for dispensary owners, growers, suppliers, investors, medical professionals, government regulators, legal counsel, and entrepreneurs looking to achieve business success and identify new areas of growth in this dynamic industry.  In 2016, CWCBExpo will take place on the East Coast, June 15-17, at the Javits Convention Center in New York, and on the West Coast, September 7-9, at the LA Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA.  For more information on ICA visitwww.internationalcannabisassociation.com.   To learn more about the CWCBExpos visit www.cwcbexpo.com.  Connect with CWCBExpo at twitter.com/CWCBExpo;facebook.com/CWCBExpo; instagram.com/cwcbexpo and Linkedin.com/company/cwcbexpo.

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