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CANNABIS! Problems and opportunities working in the Cannabis and CBD industry. What we need to know. The unique problems, issues, and challenges working in the highly regulated legal and illegal medical and recreational cannabis and CBD business. We'll also explore the current and future opportunities for entrepreneurs to work within and partner with existing industry players. We're putting together a rockstar panel of industry players and experts. More information coming soon.
The industry is but a few years old yet is growing exponentially. New products and services are coming to market at break-neck speed. 2018 saw the Maryland medicinal cannabis industry generate more than $100 million in revenue. This from zero 18 months before.
Elizabeth (Boo) Lunt is a pioneer and leader who is deeply involved in the medicinal cannabis industry in Maryland and across the country. She is a business development professional dedicated to making meaningful connections in the cannabis industry; advocating for social use, employment rights, cannabis in elder care. Working to build a collaborative, ethical, and friendly industry.Read More
Elizabeth (Boo) Lunt is a pioneer and leader who is deeply involved in the medicinal cannabis industry in Maryland and across the country. She is a business development professional dedicated to making meaningful connections in the cannabis industry; advocating for social use, employment rights, cannabis in elder care. Working to build a collaborative, ethical, and friendly industry.
Boo is the "Bud Tender" in Chief at Starbuds, a licensed Maryland cannabis dispensary. She is also co-founder and Chief Evangelist of Spark Events. Spark Maryland is owned and operated by 3 women in the Maryland medical cannabis industry. With professional networking events monthly, you are sure to make connections with Maryland's leading cannabis businesses. Join us to Spark Your Network!
Megan Rogers, Owner and Compliance Officer of Starbuds Maryland. Meg and her team won a license for a dispensary in Maryland District 45, Baltimore City. Megan is also a partner in Spark Events.
Tashonda is a leader in the Maryland medicinal cannabis industry. At ABV Consulting, she works with entrepreneurs, startups, and established businesses in the adult-use cannabis space. Her network of experts provide customized, pro-active, research-based solutions to complex challenges in this emerging, heavily- regulated industry including community and government relations, feasibility studies, business planning, market strategy, operations planning and implementation, project management, staff training, and philanthropic advising.
She is also Co-founder and Director of Community Outreach with ELEVATE Northeast where she nurtures and grows the educational programming and networking opportunities in the northeast United States that focuses on bringing underserved communities into the industry.
Steve is lawyer working to bring insurance to the cannabis industry. He is an INTRAPRENEUR who has built a strong cannabis insurance practice from within the company. He is a pioneer in bringing financial and insurance services to the medicinal cannabis industry which has been a difficult initiative given the wide mix of laws, rules, and regulations in different states.
Steve's specialties include Medical Malpractice, Lawyer's Professional Liability Insurance, Cannabis Insurance, Business Insurance and Personal Insurance.