Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 1-284-442-8000 or Email ALL news to:newsvino@outlook.com; ads call 1-284-440-6666

Positive T. Nelson hosting first USVI Medical Marijuana Conference

USVI’s Mr Positive T. Nelson, the former senator and current Department of Agriculture commissioner has partnered with 420Media and St. Croix-based NT Media Productions to host what is being called the first comprehensive medical marijuana conference, named “CannaVal. Photo: VI Consortium
VI CONSORTIUM

ST THOMAS, USVI – USVI’s Mr Positive T. Nelson, the former senator and current Department of Agriculture commissioner has partnered with a number of agencies to host what is being called the first comprehensive medical marijuana conference, named “CannaVal.

“As the Virgin Islands (USVI) prepares for the roll-out of Medical Cannabis, it is of paramount importance that we educate our healthcare practitioners, patients, policymakers, business prospects, and the people,” said Mr Nelson.

The event will be held on Saturday at the St. Croix Educational Complex from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Programs of CannaVal will encompass focus seminars, offering an in-depth exchange with speakers, said the release. “420MEDIA worked to bring the best in class cannabis and hemp education to the people of the USVI with local support and partnerships,” said 420MEDIA owner, Kerri Accardi.

“In addition to learning about the many health benefits derived from the cannabis plant, Virgin Islanders will gain a better understanding of the entrepreneurial and employment opportunities within the medical cannabis industry,” said Nykole Tyson, owner of NT Media Productions.

The agenda includes the following panels:

Business and Legal: A panel discussion on the breakdown of The Medical Cannabis Patient Care Act (MCPCA), a conversation on licensing, a talk called Entrepreneurship: Building A Business in Cannabis, with discussions on banking and taxes.

Medical Cannabis: A panel that includes an introduction to the endocannabinoid system, a tutorial on CBD 101, an overall on methods of delivery and patient testimonies.

The Seed to Sale panel will include experts from the field discussing genetics/seeds/growing, and an educational discussion on build-outs and grow houses with additional emphasis on extraction and Point-of-Sales (POS) Systems.

The Hemp panel will include education on Industrial Hemp and CBD. Experts on hemp will be on-hand to discuss the economics and history on hemp.

The next cannabis conference will be held on October 10, 2019, in St. Thomas. For more information on tickets, sponsorship and digital opportunities for CannaVal, visit www.cannavalusvi.com

2 Responses to “Positive T. Nelson hosting first USVI Medical Marijuana Conference ”



Create a comment


Create a comment

Disclaimer: Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) welcomes your thoughts, feedback, views, bloggs and opinions. However, by posting a blogg you are agreeing to post comments or bloggs that are relevant to the topic, and that are not defamatory, liable, obscene, racist, abusive, sexist, anti-Semitic, threatening, hateful or an invasion of privacy. Violators may be excluded permanently from making contributions. Please view our declaimer above this article. We thank you in advance for complying with VINO's policy.

Weather


Follow Us On

Disclaimer: All comments posted on Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) are the sole views and opinions of the commentators and or bloggers and do not in anyway represent the views and opinions of the Board of Directors, Management and Staff of Virgin Islands News Online and its parent company.