Cannabis Innovation Lab – a joint venture between world class business accelerator 1871 and Grown In – will be hosting a series of virtual conversations later this month focused on the legislation, research and entrepreneurial energy guiding the industry. 

Register for these free sessions here. 

Monday March 18th, 1:30-2:30pm CST 

Cannabis Legislation in 2024 – What Needs to Happen and What Gaps Still Exist

Step into the future of cannabis legislation with our event, “Green Horizon: Navigating Cannabis Legislation in 2024.” This informative gathering brings together legal experts, policymakers, industry leaders, and enthusiasts to dissect the current state of cannabis regulations, identify gaps, and explore the necessary steps for a comprehensive and forward-thinking legislative landscape.

Featuring: Joanne Caceres of Dentons (moderator), Brandon Nemec of PharmaCann, Kris Krane of Kranewreck Enterprises , and Cat Packer of The Drug Policy Alliance.

Thursday March 21st 10:30-11:30am CST

Cannabis Lightning Talks

Meet our 2024 CannaTech Cohort! Come hear startups from our Cannabis Innovation Lab pitch their innovative solutions and learn how they are disrupting the Cannabis industry.

Featuring: 2024 Cannabis Cohort

Thursday March 21st, 1:30-2:30pm CST

Cannabis Research Institute

This session will take a deep dive into cannabis research with a focus on agriculture, medicine and social equity.

Featuring: Christina Sansone of Discovery Partners Institute

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Brad Spirrison is a journalist, serial entrepreneur and media ecologist. He lives in Chicago with his son. Interests include music, meditation and Miles Davis.