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Introducing Medical Cannabis Week 2018

April 17, 2018 6:05 AM

Inaugural event focused on Canadian patients, physicians, policy and innovation

TORONTO, April 17, 2018 /CNW/ - With more than 260,000 Canadians having legal, medical access to cannabis, Medical Cannabis Week is a dedicated opportunity to engage in conversation about an alternative medicine touching a growing number of Canadians. Founded by Business of Cannabis and observed by a series of founding partners, Medical Cannabis Week will expand the dialogue and examine the potential for medical cannabis to deliver significant and positive patient benefits.

Canada's inaugural Medical Cannabis Week will be held May 22-24, 2018 in downtown Toronto and will include:

  • The State of Patients featuring data from SheCann and Strainprint
  • A 360º roundtable discussion on medical cannabis policy | Convened by Blakes
  • Technology and innovation showcase in partnership with TechTO and HealthTO | Sponsored by Cannvas MedTech

The week is being presented by Business of Cannabis in partnership with Cannvas MedTech, WeedMD, Ample Organics, TechTO and HealthTO, SheCann, Blakes, Cassels & Graydon LLP, RNMKR PR and other leading industry partners. 

"It was patients that pushed regulators, the medical community and public opinion to understand the medical benefits of cannabis," said Jay Rosenthal, co-founder and president of Business of Cannabis. "With Medical Cannabis Week, we are returning the focus to patients, practitioners and health innovators." 

Shawn Moniz, chief executive officer of Cannvas MedTech, added, "As a technology company that provides leading health sciences information empowering people to be in the driver's seat of their healthcare, we saw a great fit to be part of Medical Cannabis Week. We are proud to take part in this inaugural event with such impressive Canadian industry peers who are leading the world in medical cannabis."

The events will be hosted at locations across Toronto on May 22, 23 and 24 and all materials will be available digitally. To request an invitation or to learn more about the events, please visit

About Business of CannabisBusiness of Cannabis is the authoritative platform for news, analysis and insights into the Business of Canada's cannabis sector. We believe that expert information empowers professionals to best leverage opportunities and navigate obstacles. We produce original multiplatform content and cross sector coverage to serve those working in and alongside the industry.

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SOURCE Business of Cannabis

For further information: Media + Partnership Inquiries: Madeleine Stoesser, RNMKR PR, 6476244904,